Word Master Final Test

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n. a part or step in a process : one part in a series of related events or actions

:a short period of time during which a person behaves in a particular way or likes a particular thing

the shape of the part of the moon that is visible at different times during a month


a particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes

a distinguishable part in a course, development, or cycle

an aspect or part (as of a problem) under consideration

the point or stage in a period of uniform circular motion, harmonic motion, or the periodic changes of any magnitude varying according to a simple harmonic law to which the rotation, oscillation, or variation has advanced from its standard position or assumed instant of starting

a homogeneous, physically distinct, and mechanically separable portion of matter present in a nonhomogeneous physicochemical system

an individual or subgroup distinguishably different in appearance or behavior from the norm of the group to which it belongs; the distinguishing peculiarity

v. to adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition

to conduct or carry out by planned phases

to introduce in stages —usually used with in


n. a particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes

a distinguishable part in a course, development, or cycle

a point or stage in the period of a periodic motion or process (as a light wave or a vibration) in relation to an arbitrary reference or starting point in the period

a homogeneous, physically distinct, and mechanically separable portion of matter present in a nonhomogeneous physicochemical system; especially : one of the fundamental states of matter usually considered to include the solid, liquid, and gaseous forms

an individual or subgroup distinguishably different in appearance or behavior from the norm of the group to which it belongs; also : the distinguishing peculiarity