physical science

noun

Definition of physical science

  1. :  any of the natural sciences (as physics, chemistry, and astronomy) that deal primarily with nonliving materials

physical scientist

noun

1705

First Known Use of physical science

1705


PHYSICAL SCIENCE Defined for English Language Learners

physical science

noun

Definition of physical science for English Language Learners

  • : an area of science that deals with materials that are not alive and the ways in which nonliving things work


Medical Dictionary

physical science

noun

Medical Definition of physical science

  1. :  any of the natural sciences (as physics, chemistry, and astronomy) that deal primarily with nonliving materials

physical scientist

noun

Learn More about physical science


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up physical science? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

praise given for achievement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • snowflake-closeup
  • Which is a synonym of imprecate?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ