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five phases

in traditional Chinese medicine, a set of dynamic relations (designated earth, metal, water, wood, and fire) that can be used to categorize relationships among phenomena. They are sometimes called the five elements because of their superficial resemblance to the elements of alchemy.
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Since Sima Biao imitated Ban Gu in compiling his Five Phases Treatise, according to Mansvelt Beck, the Later Han portents were merely selected to validate the interpretations of the portents in the Spring and Autumn Annals.
The two leading previous models have variously postulated five phases to critical thinking for learning.
The city has agreed to build the sidewalks in five phases with annual grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant program.
It also details the five phases of the merger process from development of an M&A strategy to post-merger integration.
The study includes five phases defined as follows - Phase 1: Data collection and enquet field, : - Phase 2: measurement campaign in dry weather and rain, : - Phase 3: Flow modeling and estimation of sizing, : - Phase 4: Proposal to improve the functioning program works with encrypted : - Phase 5: synthesis report with implementation of a numerical modeling of flow of the solutions adopted.
The elections will be held in five phases on April 16, 23, 30, May 7 and 13, and the new government will take office on June 2.
Construction for each of the five phases will be commenced only after acceptable levels of pre-sales have been achieved.
The Lok Sabha elections will be held from April 16 to May 13 and will be held in five phases.
Since that announcement, Oxford Networks has built the first of five phases of a fiber optic network that will serve Lewiston and Auburn, including a new building that houses the hub of their network.
The CEC said the elections will be held in five phases and the counting of ballots will take place on May 16.
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