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physical

EN[ˈfɪzɪkəl]
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  • Physical may refer to:
  • Body (disambiguation), the physical structure of an organism
  • Human body, the physical structure of a human
  • Physical abuse, abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm
  • Physical body, in physics, psychology, philosophy, mysticism and religion
  • Physical change, any change in matter not involving a change in the substance's chemical properties
  • Physical chemistry, the study of macroscopic, atomic, subatomic, and particulate phenomena in chemical systems in terms of physical laws and concepts

    Definition of physical in English Dictionary

  • NounPLphysicalsPREphysi-SUF-ical
    1. Physical examination.
      1. How long has it been since your last physical?
  • AdjectiveCOMmore physicalSUPmost physical
    1. Having to do with the body.
      1. Are you feeling any physical effects? ‎
    2. Having to do with the material world.
      1. Involving bodily force.
        1. This team plays a very physical game, so watch out. ‎
      2. Having to do with physics.
        1. Some of the most beautiful and thus appealing physical theories, including quantum electrodynamics and quantum gravity, have been dogged for decades by infinities that erupt when theorists try to prod their calculations into new domains. Getting rid of these nagging infinities has probably occupied far more effort than was spent in originating the theories.
      3. (computing) Not virtual; directly corresponding to hardware operation.
        1. OBS Relating to physic, or medicine; medicinal; curative; also, cathartic; purgative.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Court ruled that physical evidence that was the fruit of an unmirandized interrogation, need not be suppressed.
            • From the customer’s view, a data center is an integrated system offering services to users; however, data centers are a combination of a great number of physical machines serving integratedly.
            • Another broad issue regarding the physical setting involves decisions about the setting's frontstage and backstage.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            1. en physically
            2. en physicals
            3. en physicality
            4. en physicalism
            5. en physicalize
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            Grammatically, this word "physical" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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