smooth phase

smooth phase

[′smüth‚fāz]
(geology)
The part of stream traction whereby a mass of sediment travels as a sheet with gradually increasing density from the surface downward.
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Terminal and other ancillary facilities are progressing at a smooth phase and completion date is forecasted to be of March, 2017.
Even though the global cloud gaming market is expected to go through a smooth phase, leading players will have to face a few challenges.
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The "air-breathing" initial phase would allow the vehicle to carry less weight from the outset, meaning it would have more thrust relative to its weight and could fly into orbit in one smooth phase rather than using disposable rockets as it rises.
MUSCAT Eoe1/4" At a time when the real estate market in the GCC is not going through a smooth phase, A.T.