Definition of phase-splitting in US English:

phase-splitting

adjective

Electrical Engineering
  • Designating a circuit or device which splits a single-phase voltage into two or more voltages differing in phase.

noun

Electrical Engineering
  • The splitting of a single-phase voltage into two or more voltages differing in phase.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Silvanus Thompson (1851–1916), physicist and electrical engineer.