Meaning of split-phase


Pronunciation: (split'fāz'), [key]
— adj. Elect.
  1. pertaining to or noting a current in one of two parallel circuits that have a single-phase current source but unequal impedances and that produce currents of different phase.
  2. pertaining to or noting a motor or system utilizing a split-phase current.
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