Phase vs Precontest - What's the difference?
As a noun phase
As an adjective precontest is
(bodybuilding) of or pertaining to the phase of preparation in the weeks prior to a competition.
From ; compare phantasm and see face.
A distinguishable part of a sequence or cycle occurring over time.
That which is exhibited to the eye; the appearance which anything manifests, especially any one among different and varying appearances of the same object.
Any appearance or aspect of an object of mental apprehension or view.
(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; as, the phases of the moon or planets''. Illustrated in .
(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.
(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.
(rugby union) The period of play between consecutive breakdowns.
- The problem has many phases .
, date=Septembe 24
, author=Ben Dirs
, title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 67-3 Romania
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=When Romania did manage to string together' some ' phases
midway through the first half, England's discipline held firm, although on the whole it was a less focused display from the Six Nations champions in the second half.}}
(genetics) A haplotype.
To begin—if construed with "in"—or to discontinue—if construed with out—(doing) something over a period of time (i.e. in phases).
(genetics, informal, transitive) To determine haplotypes in (data) when genotypes are known.
To pass into or through a solid object.
- The use of the obsolete machines was gradually phased''' out as the new models were '''phased in.
See notes at faze .
* phase in
* phase out
From (etyl) .
(bodybuilding) Of or pertaining to the phase of preparation in the weeks prior to a competition.
* 1983 , Joe Weider, The Weider System of Bodybuilding , page 4.
- Alternating off-season and precontest cycles in bodybuilding over a period of years will result in the relatively quick development of a championship physique.