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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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Like ALEDC, the ATLog Course will include five phases that will have to be taken in order.
Project amenities among the five phases include two swimming pools, two tennis courts, a basketball court, a sand volleyball court, and a central laundry facility.
The map of the five phases helps a practitioner of Chinese medicine understand all the energies in the body and their relationship to each other.
The award means that all of PenAir's 57 mechanics have fulfilled the rigorous maintenance program accomplishing five phases of training and professional development.
Designated the PA131xNL family of off-the-shelf, surface-mount, RoHS-compliant inductors, they have two, three, four, or five phases that are magnetically coupled together in a single part.
From Yin/Yang theory, to the Five Phases of Energy, to the Natural Calendar, the Constellations, Heavenly and Earthly cycles, and much more, The Book of Changes and The Unchanging Truth explains ideas expressed by ancient scholars such as Confucius in plain terms.
Campus renovation would be done in five phases, replacing portable classrooms with 14 permanent rooms and adding an agricultural facility, a varsity softball complex and more parking.
The two-year contract will see installation of the new lines begin in the second quarter of 2005, and will be completed in five phases.
Since 1996 JBIC has supported the previous five phases of the project.
The existing five phases support 123 businesses which employ 500 people.
The project is the first of five phases," said Blades, whose hotel just won the Caribbean Hotel Association's Green Hotel of the Year (large category) award.
Phase three stores will follow with grand openings three weeks later, and all five phases up and running by the end of July.