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physics

phys·ics

physics

 
 
pronunciation:
fI zihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) the science that deals with matter and energy, their properties, and their interactions.
Light, heat, sound, and force are subjects of physics.
definition 2: physical properties, characteristics, processes, or principles.
the physics of light
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broader category that includes physics
some actions associated with physics
some aspects of physics
some kinds of physics
some people associated with physics
some things conventionally associated with physics
some things that use physics
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