phase etymology

English word phase comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) φημί, Ancient Greek (to 1453) φάειν

You can also see our other etymologies for the English word phase. Currently you are viewing the etymology of phase with the meaning: (Verb Noun) (genetics, informal, transitive) To determine haplotypes in (data) when genotypes are known.. (with, _, in, or, out) To begin—if construed with "in"—or to discontinue—if construed with [...](genetics, informal, transitive) To determine haplotypes in (data) when genotypes are known.. (with, _, in, or, out) To begin—if construed with "in"—or to discontinue—if construed with [...]

Detailed word origin of phase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
φημί Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
φάειν Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
φάσις Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
phasis New Latin (la-new)
phase English (eng) (genetics, informal, transitive) To determine haplotypes in (data) when genotypes are known.. (with, _, in, or, out) To begin—if construed with "in"—or to discontinue—if construed with out—(doing) something over a period of time (i.e. in phases).. To pass into or through a solid object. (astronomy) A particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes with respect to [...]

Words with the same origin as phase

Descendants of φημί
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