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Pace vs. Phase

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Pacenoun

(obsolete) Passage, route.

Phasenoun

A distinguishable part of a sequence or cycle occurring over time.

Pacenoun

(obsolete) One's journey or route.

Phasenoun

That which is exhibited to the eye; the appearance which anything manifests, especially any one among different and varying appearances of the same object.

Pacenoun

(obsolete) A passage through difficult terrain; a mountain pass or route vulnerable to ambush etc.

Phasenoun

Any appearance or aspect of an object of mental apprehension or view.

‘The problem has many phases.’;

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Pacenoun

(obsolete) An aisle in a church.

Phasenoun

(astronomy) A particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes with respect to quantity of illumination or form, or the absence, of its enlightened disk. Illustrated in Wikipedia's article Lunar phase.

‘the phases of the moon’;

Pacenoun

Step.

Phasenoun

(physics) Any one point or portion in a recurring series of changes, as in the changes of motion of one of the particles constituting a wave or vibration; one portion of a series of such changes, in distinction from a contrasted portion, as the portion on one side of a position of equilibrium, in contrast with that on the opposite side.

Pacenoun

A step taken with the foot.

Phasenoun

(chemistry) A component in a material system that is distinguished by chemical composition and/or physical state (solid, liquid or gas) and/or crystal structure. It is delineated from an adjoining phase by an abrupt change in one or more of those conditions.

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Pacenoun

The distance covered in a step (or sometimes two), either vaguely or according to various specific set measurements.

‘Even at the duel, standing 10 paces apart, he could have satisfied Aaron’s honor.’; ‘I have perambulated your field, and estimate its perimeter to be 219 paces.’;

Phasenoun

(zoology) In certain organisms, one of two or more colour variations characteristic of the species, but independent of the ordinary seasonal and sexual differences, and often also of age.

Pacenoun

Way of stepping.

Phasenoun

(rugby union) The period of play between consecutive breakdowns.

Pacenoun

A manner of walking, running or dancing; the rate or style of how someone moves with their feet.

Phasenoun

(genetics) A haplotype.

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Pacenoun

Any of various gaits of a horse, specifically a 2-beat, lateral gait.

Phasenoun

(math) The arctangent of the quotient formed by dividing the imaginary part of a complex number by the real part.

Pacenoun

Speed or velocity in general.

Phasenoun

(music) A distortion caused by a difference in the speed of propagation for different frequencies

Pacenoun

(cricket) A measure of the hardness of a pitch and of the tendency of a cricket ball to maintain its speed after bouncing.

Phasenoun

(electrical engineering) In a polyphase electrical power system, one of the power-carrying conductors, or the alternating current carried by it.

Pacenoun

A group of donkeys. The collective noun for donkeys.

Phaseverb

To begin—if construed with "in"—or to discontinue—if construed with out—(doing) something over a period of time (i.e. in phases).

‘The use of the obsolete machines was gradually phased out as the new models were phased in.’;

Pacenoun

Easter.

Phaseverb

archaic form of faze

Paceadjective

(cricket) Describing a bowler who bowls fast balls.

Phaseverb

To determine haplotypes in (data) when genotypes are known.

Paceverb

Walk to and fro in a small space.

Phaseverb

To pass into or through a solid object.

Paceverb

Set the speed in a race.

Phaseproper noun

(obsolete) Passover

Paceverb

Measure by walking.

Phasenoun

That which is exhibited to the eye; the appearance which anything manifests, especially any one among different and varying appearances of the same object.

Pacepreposition

(formal) With all due respect to.

Phasenoun

Any appearance or aspect of an object of mental apprehension or view; as, the problem has many phases.

Pacenoun

A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.

Phasenoun

A particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes with respect to quantity of illumination or form of enlightened disk; as, the phases of the moon or planets. See Illust. under Moon.

Pacenoun

The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; - used as a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty paces.

Phasenoun

Any one point or portion in a recurring series of changes, as in the changes of motion of one of the particles constituting a wave or vibration; one portion of a series of such changes, in distinction from a contrasted portion, as the portion on one side of a position of equilibrium, in contrast with that on the opposite side.

Pacenoun

Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk, trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a swaggering pace; a quick pace.

‘To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day.’; ‘In the military schools of riding a variety of paces are taught.’;

Phasenoun

A homogenous, physically distinct portion of matter in a system not homogeneous; as, the three phases, ice, water, and aqueous vapor. A phase may be either a single chemical substance or a mixture, as of gases.

Pacenoun

A slow gait; a footpace.

Phasenoun

In certain birds and mammals, one of two or more color variations characteristic of the species, but independent of the ordinary seasonal and sexual differences, and often also of age. Some of the herons which appear in white and colored phases, and certain squirrels which are sometimes uniformly blackish instead of the usual coloration, furnish examples. Color phases occur also in other animals, notably in butterflies.

Pacenoun

Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.

Phasenoun

The relation at any instant of a periodically varying electric magnitude, as electro-motive force, a current, etc., to its initial value as expressed in factorial parts of the complete cycle. It is usually expressed in angular measure, the cycle beb four right angles, or 360°. Such periodic variations are generally well represented by sine curves; and phase relations are shown by the relative positions of the crests and hollows of such curves. Magnitudes which have the same phase are said to be in phase.

Pacenoun

Any single movement, step, or procedure.

‘The first pace necessary for his majesty to make is to fall into confidence with Spain.’;

Phasenoun

the relation at any instant of any cyclically varying physical quantity, such as voltage in an A.C. circuit, an electromagnetic wave, a sound wave, or a rotating object, to its initial value as expressed as a fractional part of the complete cycle. It is usually expressed in angular measure, the complete cycle being 360°.

Pacenoun

A broad step or platform; any part of a floor slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at the upper end of a hall.

Phaseverb

To disturb the composure of; to disconcert; to nonplus; - an older spelling, now replaced by faze.

Pacenoun

A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the warp in pacing the web.

Phasenoun

(physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary;

‘the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system’;

Pacenoun

The rate of progress of any process or activity; as, the students ran at a rapid pace; the plants grew at a remarkable pace.

Phasenoun

any distinct time period in a sequence of events;

‘we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected’;

Paceverb

To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or measured steps.

Phasenoun

a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle

Paceverb

To proceed; to pass on.

‘Or [ere] that I further in this tale pace.’;

Phasenoun

(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun);

‘the full phase of the moon’;

Paceverb

To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.

Phaseverb

arrange in phases or stages;

‘phase a withdrawal’;

Paceverb

To pass away; to die.

Phaseverb

adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition;

‘he phased the intake with the output of the machine’;

Paceverb

To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round.

Phasenoun

a distinct period or stage in a series of events or a process of change or development

‘the final phases of the war’; ‘the draw for the qualifying phase of the tournament was held over the weekend’; ‘phase two of the development’;

Paceverb

To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground. Often used with out; as, to pace out the distance.

Phasenoun

a stage in a person's psychological development, especially a period of temporary difficulty during adolescence or a particular stage during childhood

‘most of your fans are going through a phase’;

Paceverb

To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in.

‘If you can, pace your wisdomIn that good path that I would wish it go.’;

Phasenoun

each of the separate events in an eventing competition.

Pacenoun

the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

Phasenoun

each of the aspects of the moon or a planet, according to the amount of its illumination, especially the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, and the last quarter.

Pacenoun

the distance covered by a step;

‘he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig’;

Phasenoun

a genetic or seasonal variety of an animal's coloration

‘the invertebrate residents of the tundra pass the winter in dormant phase’;

Pacenoun

the relative speed of progress or change;

‘he lived at a fast pace’; ‘he works at a great rate’; ‘the pace of events accelerated’;

Phasenoun

a distinct and homogeneous form of matter (i.e. a particular solid, liquid, or gas) separated by its surface from other forms

‘solid carbon dioxide passes directly into the gas phase without becoming a liquid’;

Pacenoun

a step in walking or running

Phasenoun

the relationship in time between the successive states or cycles of an oscillating or repeating system (such as an alternating electric current or a light or sound wave) and either a fixed reference point or the states or cycles of another system with which it may or may not be in synchrony

‘there are two output channels, one fixed in phase and the other variable in phase between 0 and 360 degrees’;

Pacenoun

the rate of some repeating event

Phasenoun

each of the electrical windings or connections of a polyphase machine or circuit.

Pacenoun

a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

Phasenoun

(in systemic grammar) the relationship between a catenative verb and the verb that follows it, as in she hoped to succeed and I like swimming.

Paceverb

walk with slow or fast paces;

‘He paced up and down the hall’;

Phasenoun

a structure containing two verbs in a phase.

Paceverb

go at a pace;

‘The horse paced’;

Phaseverb

carry out (something) in gradual stages

‘the work is being phased over a number of years’;

Paceverb

measure (distances) by pacing;

‘step off ten yards’;

Phaseverb

introduce something into (or withdraw something from) use in gradual stages

‘the changes will be phased in over 10 years’;

Paceverb

regulate or set the pace of;

‘Pace your efforts’;

Phaseverb

adjust the phase of (something), especially so as to synchronize it with something else

‘about 70% of the reflections were phased by this method’;

Pacenoun

a single step taken when walking or running

‘Kirov stepped back a pace’;

Pacenoun

a unit of length representing the distance between two successive steps in walking

‘her eyes could size up a lad's wallet at fifty paces’;

Pacenoun

a gait of a horse or other animal, especially one of the recognized trained gaits of a horse.

Pacenoun

a person's manner of walking or running

‘I steal with quiet pace’;

Pacenoun

speed in walking, running, or moving

‘he's an aggressive player with plenty of pace’; ‘the ring road allows traffic to flow at a remarkably fast pace’;

Pacenoun

the speed or rate at which something happens or develops

‘the story rips along at a cracking pace’; ‘the industrial boom gathered pace’;

Pacenoun

the state of a wicket as affecting the speed of the ball

‘he can cope with the pace of the Australian wickets’;

Paceverb

walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance

‘we paced up and down in exasperation’; ‘she had been pacing the room’;

Paceverb

measure (a distance) by walking it and counting the number of steps taken

‘I paced out the dimensions of my new home’;

Paceverb

(of a trained horse) move in a distinctive lateral gait in which both legs on the same side are lifted together

‘he will suddenly pace for a few steps, then go back into normal walk’;

Paceverb

move or develop (something) at a particular rate or speed

‘our fast-paced daily lives’; ‘the action is paced to the beat of a perky march’;

Paceverb

lead (another runner in a race) in order to establish a competitive speed

‘McKenna paced us for four miles’;

Paceverb

do something at a slow and steady rate in order to avoid overexertion

‘Frank was pacing himself for the long night ahead’;

Pacepreposition

with due respect to (someone or their opinion), used to express polite disagreement or contradiction

‘narrative history, pace some theorists, is by no means dead’;

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