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Definition of phisical

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1. physical [ a ] involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
Examples: "physical exercise" "physical suffering" "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Bob_Carroll may not bear quite as close a physical resemblance to LaGuardia as Tom_Bosley does , but I was amazed at the way he became more_and_more Fiorello as the evening progressed , until one had to catch_one's_self_up and remember that this was n't really LaGuardia come_back among us again .

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

The aspects of physical development that catch the judges ' eyes and which rightfully influence their decisions are symmetry and that hallmark of the true champion - superior definition of the muscles .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

If a nation wished to get a head_start in physical fitness over all other nations , it would start its kindergarten students on a program of gymnastics the day they entered and thus eliminate a large_number of the problems that plague American schools .

Ask any group of ballerinas to do ten push-ups or three chin-ups and the results , considering the amount of physical training they have had , will be very disappointing .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

And further he must understand his obligation to the client to not_only meet his physical necessities but also to enhance and improve his life and to enlarge the cultural horizon of our society .

Synonyms physical Related Terms mental bodily animal personal material somatogenetic physiological

2. physical [ a ] having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses
Examples: "a physical manifestation" "surrounded by tangible objects"

Used in print:

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

But , in denying any physical reality for this dream , how could the brain possibly compose that realistic , vividly visual continuity uninterrupted by misty fadeout , violent break or sudden substitution ?

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

The meaning of the word is quite physical , to_begin_with .

The physical film is cut with a knife at the end of one complete sequence , and the cut edge is joined physically , by cement , to the cut edge of the beginning of the next sequence .

(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)

The same conclusions can be drawn from the other physical evidence of the Dark_ages , from linguistic distribution , and from the survivals of early social , political , and religious patterns into later ages .

Synonyms physical touchable tangible Related Terms material

3. physical [ a ] relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
Examples: "physical sciences" "physical laws"

Used in print:

(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)

Radio_observations of Venus and Jupiter have already supplied unexpected experimental data on the physical conditions of these planets .

The use of this concept does not specify the origin of the radiation , and only if the planet really radiates as a black_body , will the apparent black-body temperature correspond to the physical temperature of the emitting material .

Synonyms physical Related Terms physics

4. physical [ a ] according with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter)
Examples: "a reflex response to physical stimuli"

Used in print:

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

Look at the physical features of the land to determine how desirable it is for use , what can be done to correct the faults , and what it will cost to make the area meet your needs in_comparison_to other sites .

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

But it has been during the last two centuries , during the scientific revolution , that our independence from the physical environment has made the most rapid strides .

Synonyms physical Related Terms natural

5. physical [ a ] characterized by energetic bodily activity
Examples: "tennis is an active sport" "a very physical dance performance"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Wallace_Gray has directed a difficult play here , usually well , but with just a_bit too much physical movement in the first act for my taste .

Synonyms physical active Related Terms energetic

6. physical [ a ] impelled by physical force especially against resistance
Examples: "forcible entry" "a real cop would get physical" "strong-arm tactics"

Synonyms physical strong-arm forcible Related Terms forceful

7. physical [ a ] concerned with material things
Examples: "physical properties" "the physical characteristics of the earth" "the physical size of a computer"

Synonyms physical Related Terms material

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