Physics

Physics (from knowledge of nature, from φύσις phúsis `nature`
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physics

The study and science of energy and motion of matter. The person who studies this discipline is a physicist.
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physics

(fiz´ik) the study of the laws and phenomena of nature, especially of forces and general properties of matter and energy. nuclear physics the study of atomic nuclei and their reactions.
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Physics

(from the article `metaphysics`) ...in the world of nature was thought to be causally dependent. The first constituted `second philosophy` and was carried out primarily in the ... [3 related articles]
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Physics

(Gr. physis, nature) In Greek philosophy, one of the three branches of philosophy, Logic and Ethics being the other two among the Stoics (q.v.). In Descartes, metaphysics is the root and physics the trunk of the 'tree of knowledge.' Today, it is the science (overlapping chemistry, biology and human physiology) of the calculation and prediction of ....
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physics

[n] - the science of matter and energy and their interactions
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Physics

• (n.) The science of nature, or of natural objects; that branch of science which treats of the laws and properties of matter, and the forces acting upon it; especially, that department of natural science which treats of the causes (as gravitation, heat, light, magnetism, electricity, etc.) that modify the general properties of bodies; natural...
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physics

physical science noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
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Physics

[American Physical Society journal] Physics is an open access online publication containing commentaries on the best of the peer-reviewed research published in the journals of the American Physical Society (APS). The editor-in-chief of Physics is Gene D. Sprouse. It highlights papers in Physical Review Letters and the Physical Review family...
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Physics

[Aristotle] The Physics (Greek: Φυσικὴ ἀκρόασις Phusike akroasis; Latin: Physica, or Physicae Auscultationes, meaning `lectures on nature`) of Aristotle is one of the foundational books of Western science and philosophy. As Martin Heidegger once wrote; Bertrand Russell, however, says of Physics and On the Heavens that they w...
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Physics

[Chinese Physical Society journal] ...
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Physics

Phys'ics noun [ See Physic .] The science of nature, or of natural objects; that branch of science which treats of the laws and properties of matter, and the forces acting upon it; especially, that department of natural science which treats of the causes (as gravitation, heat, light, magnetism, elec...
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physics

Branch of science concerned with the laws that govern the structure of the universe, and the investigation of the properties of matter and energy and their interactions. Before the 19th century, physics was known as natural philosophy. Classical physics consisted of the study of heat, light, electricity, magnetism, optics, acoustics, and mechanics....
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Physics

It is the branch of science concerned with the ultimate laws that govern the structure of the universe and the forms of matter and energy and their interactions.
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physics

physics 1. The scientific study of matter, energy, force, and motion, and the way they relate to each other (takes a singular verb). 2. When used as a plural form with a plural verb: physical properties, interactions, processes, or laws; such as, 'The physics of astronomy have become more important.' Physics traditionally incorporates: acoustics...
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physics

physics, branch of science traditionally defined as the study of matter, energy, and the relation between them; it was called natural philosophy until the late 19th cent. and is still known by this name at a few universities. Physics is in some senses the oldest and most basic pure science; its disc...
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physics

science that deals with the structure of matter and the interactions between the fundamental constituents of the observable universe. In the broadest ... [44 related articles]
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Physics

The study of material reality as ens mobile, beings of change. Whereas the experimental science of Physics studies conclusions drawn from the particular data observed in material things, the philosophic study of Physics, in its consideration of ens mobile —the material world as it appears to the senses — abstracts from this singular material th...
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physics

Type: Term Pronunciation: fiz′iks Definitions: 1. The branch of science concerned with the phenomena of matter and energy and their interactions. See: physic
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