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Definition of the noun physics

What does physics mean as a name of something?


  1. the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    • example: his favorite subject was physics
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of physics: natural philosophy
    • more generic term: natural science = the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena
    • more specific terms:
      • astronomy / uranology = the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
      • astronautics / aeronautics = the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
      • biophysics = physics as applied to biological problems
      • cryogenics / cryogeny = the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures
      • crystallography = the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals
      • electromagnetics / electromagnetism = the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena
      • electronics = the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
      • electrostatics = the branch of physics that deals with static electricity
      • mechanics = the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
      • nuclear physics / atomic physics / nucleonics = the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei
      • optics = the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
      • high energy physics / high-energy physics / particle physics = the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
      • plasma physics = the branch of physics concerned with matter in its plasma phase
      • quantum physics = the branch of physics based on quantum theory
      • rheology = the branch of physics that studies the deformation and flow of matter
      • solid-state physics = the branch of physics that studies the properties of materials in the solid state: electrical conduction in crystals of semiconductors and metals; superconductivity
      • statistical mechanics = the branch of physics that makes theoretical predictions about the behavior of macroscopic systems on the basis of statistical laws governing its component particles
      • thermodynamics = the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
  2. the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    • example: he studied the physics of radiation
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of physics: physical science
    • more generic term: natural science = the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena
    • more specific word: acoustics = the study of the physical properties of sound

Alternative definition of the noun physics


  1. The branch of science concerned with the study of properties and interactions of space, time, matter and energy.
  2. Of or pertaining to the physical aspects of a phenomena or a system, especially those studied in physics.


  1. Physics was an instrumental band from San Diego, California, USA that had featured a rotating cast of musicians, but was mainly composed of Jeff Coad on synths, Rob Crow on guitars, Jason Soares on guitars, brothers Will Goff and John Goff on guitars/synths, and Cameron Jones on drums. Formed in late 1993 by Denver Lucas and John Goff, Physics was heavily influenced by early Doom/Drone, Krautrock, minimalism, and electronic music, though were often lumped into the math rock genre.
    • genre: Rock music
    • albums: "1999-11-21", "Physics¹", "Physics²"
  2. Physics is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Aspects of Physics, We Are the Physics, Math and Physics Club and The Physics of Meaning.


  1. "Physics" is a composition.
  2. "Physics" is a musical album of Wolfgun.
    • released on
  3. "Physics" is a musical album of Alexander von Schlippenbach Trio.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  4. "Physics" is a musical album of Collider.
    • released in (16 years ago)


  1. "Physics" of Aristotle is one of the foundational books of Western science and philosophy.
    • also known as "The physics"; "Aristotle's Physics"; "Aristotle's Physics: a revised text with introd. and commentary by W.D. Ross"; "Aristotle's Physics. Books 1 & 2"; "Physica"; "Aristotle, the Physics"; Physicae Auscultationes; Physica; Physique; Aristotle's Physics; Aristotle, the Physics; The physics
  2. "Physics" is a book by John D. Cutnell.
    • also known as "Physics (Wiley Plus Products)", "Physics (CD-Rom)"
    • subjects: Physics, Science
  3. "Physics" is a book by Erich Hausmann.
  4. "Physics" is a book by Leon Cooper.
    • also known as "Physics: structure and meaning"
  5. "Physics" is a book by Samuel A. Marantz.


"Physics" is a 2012 short family drama written and directed by Claire Oakley.


  1. Physics is the natural science that involves the study of matter and its motion through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force.
    • also known as fysica, Vật lý, Khoa học cơ bản, Filosofia natural, 物理学
  2. 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. The editor-in-chief of Physics is Gene D. Sprouse. It highlights papers in Physical Review Letters and the Physical Review family of journals. The journal was established in 2008.
  3. Physics is a 2013 Telly Award winning ad, created by Ames Scullin O'Haire for Mellow Mushroom.
    • award: - Telly Award for Local TV & Local Cable Commercial - Restaurants (including fast food), received by Ames Scullin O'Haire
  4. Physics is a field of study.

Phrases with Physics

Phrases starting with the word Physics:

  1. Physics-Ly
  2. physics lab
  3. physics department
  4. physics laboratory

Phrases ending with the word Physics:

  1. Soil physics
  2. solar physics
  3. atomic physics
  4. Modern physics
  5. plasma physics
  6. Cartoon physics
  7. nuclear physics
  8. quantum physics
  9. Chemical physics
  10. particle physics
  11. Classical physics
  12. Radiation Physics
  13. high energy physics
  14. high-energy physics
  15. solid-state physics
  16. Theoretical physics

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Physics

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Google previewProperties of Feelings (2014)

by Frederick Miller

Theoretical physics is the art of the afternoon. It is the alarm clock that rings. Theoretical physics is the study of space. Not outerspace actual 3 dimensional space. It is also the study of spacial dimensions. Cosmology is that branch of science ...

Google previewQuantum Mechanics, Quantum Field Theory (2001)

Geometry, Language, Logic by R. Mirman

Physics is a liberal art, for one reason because it provides training in how to think — training that physicists too often do not use — and this should include how to think about and use language. Physics is a fine way of learning about language, ...

Google previewEngineering Education and Management (2011)

Vol 2, Results of the 2011 International Conference on Engineering Education and Management (ICEEM2011) by Liangchi Zhang, Chunliang Zhang

Introduction Medical Physics is a public foundation course in the medical colleges, which chiefly researchs the most basic...

Physics is the cornerstone of the natural sciences to study the fundamental nature and the basic laws of substance.

Google previewProceedings of the Introduction to Neutrosophic Physics: Unmatter & Unparticle - International Conference (2011)

by editor Florentin Smarandache

Neutrosophic Physics is a mixture of two or three of these entities <A>, <antiA>, and <neutA> that hold together. Therefore, we can have neutrosophic fields, and neutrosophic objects, neutrosophic states, etc. Neutrosophic Physics is an ...

Google previewHow to Cheat at Deploying and Securing RFID (2011)

by Frank Thornton, Paul Sanghera

As you already know, physics is a discipline in natural science. The word...

Physics is that branch (or discipline) of science that deals with understanding the universe and its systems in terms of...

Google previewHigh-Energy-Density Physics (2006)

Fundamentals, Inertial Fusion, and Experimental Astrophysics by R. Paul Drake

The difference from traditional plasma physics is that the particles are more correlated, relativistic, or both. The difference from traditional condensed-matter physics is that ionization and Coulomb interactions are essential. The present text is ...

Google previewQuine on Meaning (2006)

The Indeterminacy of Translation by Eve Gaudet

Besides the fact that the science of our day indicates physicalism as the most accommodating option for a scientific worldview, and besides the fact that physics is the last resort in the quest for causes, there is another good reason that ...

Google previewBasic Principles of Physics (1997)

by K. K. Mohindroo

Physics is a science dealing with unanimate nature. It studies the properties of matter, ...

Google previewLotus Illustrated Dictionary of Physics (2004)

by Hillary Walter

Physics is a subject we all knowingly or unknowingly deal with. It's a wonderful subject and equally wonderful is the experience of working for compiling a dictionary of it. This book after a concerted effort and hard work of months finally comes ...

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Quotes about Physics

A consistent pursuit of classical physics forces a transformation in the very heart of that physics. (Werner Heisenberg)
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Scrabble value of P3H4Y4S1I1C3S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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