Associations to the word «Physical»


PHYSICAL, adjective. Having to do with the body.
PHYSICAL, adjective. Having to do with the material world.
PHYSICAL, adjective. Involving bodily force.
PHYSICAL, adjective. Having to do with physics.
PHYSICAL, adjective. (computing) Not virtual; directly corresponding to hardware operation.
PHYSICAL, adjective. (obsolete) Relating to physic, or medicine; medicinal; curative; also, cathartic; purgative.
PHYSICAL, noun. Physical examination.
PHYSICAL BREAK, noun. (idiomatic) A short break in a meeting or in a classroom setting, intended to improve attention.
PHYSICAL BREAKS, noun. Plural of physical break
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY, noun. (chemistry) (physics) The science that uses theories and techniques from physics to study chemical systems.
PHYSICAL CONSTANT, noun. (physics) A physical quantity that is generally believed to be both universal in nature and constant in time.
PHYSICAL CONSTANTS, noun. (physics) plural of physical constant Measured mathematical constants.
PHYSICAL CULTURE, noun. (dated) A (19th and 20th century) popular movement of light gymnastics for the purpose of health and fitness.
PHYSICAL CULTURE, noun. (dated) The hobby and sport of muscular development.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION, noun. An element of an educational curriculum concerned with bodily development, strength, physical co-ordination, and agility.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, noun. (medicine) The examination of the patient's body with the use of such methods as inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS, noun. Plural of physical examination
PHYSICAL FINGER, noun. The ring finger
PHYSICAL FINGERS, noun. Plural of physical finger
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, noun. (geography) The subfield of geography that studies physical patterns and processes of the Earth. It aims to understand the forces that produce and change rocks, oceans, weather, and global flora and fauna patterns.
PHYSICAL LAW, noun. A universal statement about both nature and society, based on empirical observations of physical behavior, tested using scientific method.
PHYSICAL MAP, noun. A topographical map.
PHYSICAL MAP, noun. (genetics) A map showing how much DNA separates two genes, measured in base pairs, as opposed to a genetic map.
PHYSICAL MAPS, noun. Plural of physical map
PHYSICAL QUANTITIES, noun. Plural of physical quantity
PHYSICAL QUANTITY, noun. A physical property that can be measured or calculated from other physical property and expressed as the product of a numerical value and a physical unit.
PHYSICAL SCIENCE, noun. An encompassing term for the branches of natural science and science that study non-living systems, in contrast to the biological sciences.
PHYSICAL SCIENCES, noun. Plural of physical science
PHYSICAL SYSTEM, noun. (physics) The portion of the physical universe chosen for analysis, with everything outside the system known as the environment.
PHYSICAL THEATRE, noun. A genre of theatrical performance that relies mainly on the physical motion of the performers to convey a story.
PHYSICAL THERAPIES, noun. Plural of physical therapy
PHYSICAL THERAPIST, noun. A physiotherapist
PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, noun. Plural of physical therapist
PHYSICAL THERAPY, noun. (countable and uncountable) Any of various therapeutic exercises and other activities to treat injury or dysfunction, or such exercises and activities collectively.
PHYSICAL THERAPY, noun. (uncountable) The medical discipline dealing with such.
PHYSICAL TRAINING, noun. (US Military) cardiovascular and strength training and its related minimum standards and scores used to determine standing for positions

Dictionary definition

PHYSICAL, adjective. Involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance".
PHYSICAL, adjective. Relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics; "physical sciences"; "physical laws".
PHYSICAL, adjective. Having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses; "a physical manifestation"; "surrounded by tangible objects".
PHYSICAL, adjective. According with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter); "a reflex response to physical stimuli".
PHYSICAL, adjective. Characterized by energetic bodily activity; "a very physical dance performance".
PHYSICAL, adjective. Impelled by physical force especially against resistance; "forcible entry"; "a real cop would get physical"; "strong-arm tactics".
PHYSICAL, adjective. Concerned with material things; "physical properties"; "the physical characteristics of the earth"; "the physical size of a computer".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats