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physics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction phys·ics \ˈfi-ziks\

: a science that deals with matter and energy and the way they act on each other in heat, light, electricity, and sound

Full Definition of PHYSICS

1
:  a science that deals with matter and energy and their interactions
2
a :  the physical processes and phenomena of a particular system
b :  the physical properties and composition of something

Origin of PHYSICS

Latin physica, plural, natural science, from Greek physika, from neuter plural of physikos of nature, from physis growth, nature, from phyein to bring forth — more at be
First Known Use: 1715

Other Physics Terms

amplitude, centrifugal, centripetal, convection, gradient, hysteresis, kinetic, lase, quantum

physics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction phys·ics \ˈfiz-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYSICS

:  a science that deals with matter and energy and their interactions in the fields of mechanics, acoustics, optics, heat, electricity, magnetism, radiation, atomic structure, and nuclear phenomena

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