gradual phase

gradual phase

[′graj·ə·wəl ‚fāz]
(astrophysics)
The second phase of a solar flare, characterized by emission of relatively low-energy (soft) x-radiation which appears soon after the beginning of the impulsive phase, grows in intensity as the impulsive bursts wane, and lasts up to several hours. Also known as thermal phase.
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Chua said that once this particular tax reform is in place investors will be given a gradual phase out period but they will be given a chance to apply for incentives again.
The Tobacco Board has taken the following steps to reduce Flue Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco production: The Board had resolved that there shall be a gradual phase out of tobacco cultivation.
The Federal Government's announcement that it would undertake a gradual phase out of fuel subsidy, weekend, triggered panic buying of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, across some states of the federation.
'I think we're amenable to the gradual phase in cash-based budgeting considering that [next year's budget] is not really full cash-based budget,' Andaya told a radio interview.
Mbugua decried the high costs matatu operators have incurred by investing in large capacity buses following the gradual phase out of the once popular 14-seater matatus.
Dubai: In the context of persistent low oil prices resulting in lower economic growth across the oil exporting countries, the GCC countries need to continue fiscal consolidation at a gradual phase, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook.
Our working assumption is a gradual phase in, with around 50 per cent of the consumer basket affected in 2018, increasing gradually to cover all household spending in the following five years.
The Centre hinted that it also preferred a gradual phase out instead of a ban at one go.
He adds: "We would urge refrigeration plant operators to think strategically and take a long term view of their manufacturing processes by investing in future-proof refrigeration systems." Over the past fifteen years, the refrigeration industry has seen the gradual phase out of synthetic, ozone-depleting refrigerants.
EU foreign ministers still needed to discuss whether there would be a gradual phase in view of an Iran oil embargo, in order to give Greece, Italy and Spain more time to adjust, Soevndal said.
Heather Steans (D-Chicago), provides for the gradual phase out of the volatile organic compound, which has been detected in groundwater and in community drinking water systems in Illinois.
The company's CompuStep feature provides gradual phase angle-fired voltage during warmup, and its CompuCycle utilizes zero crossover power to improve response time, reduce thermal fatigue, and prolong heater life.