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1. physics

noun. ['ˈfɪzɪks'] the science of matter and energy and their interactions.

Synonyms

  • electronics
  • natural philosophy
  • astronautics
  • electrostatics
  • cryogenics
  • nuclear physics
  • high-energy physics
  • solid-state physics
  • thermodynamics
  • crystallography
  • natural science
  • electromagnetics
  • biophysics
  • mechanics
  • statistical mechanics
  • high energy physics
  • quantum physics
  • electromagnetism
  • astronomy
  • particle physics
  • atomic physics
  • cryogeny
  • optics
  • aeronautics
  • uranology
  • plasma physics
  • nucleonics

Etymology

  • φυσικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • φύσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word physics


1. Noun, plural
It may explain some of the questions that physics cannot answer about the universe and dark matter.

Quotes containing the word physics


1. Written in 1895, Alfred Nobel's will endowed prizes for scientific research in chemistry, physics, and medicine. At that time, these fields were narrowly defined, and researchers were often classically trained in only one discipline. In the late 19th century, knowledge of science was not a requisite for success in other walks of life.
- Peter Agre

2. I try to show the public that chemistry, biology, physics, astrophysics is life. It is not some separate subject that you have to be pulled into a corner to be taught about.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

3. I hope I have helped to raise the profile of science and to show that physics is not a mystery but can be understood by ordinary people.
- Stephen Hawking

2. physics

noun. ['ˈfɪzɪks'] the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something.

Synonyms

  • physical science
  • natural science

Etymology

  • φυσικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • φύσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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