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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
Word Parts
The word physics contains the following parts:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology