• IPA: /ˈfɪz.ɪks/

physics (uncountable)

  1. The branch of science concerned with the study of the properties and interactions of space, time, matter and energy.
    Newtonian physics was extended by Einstein to explain the effects of travelling near the speed of light; quantum physics extends it to account for the behaviour of atoms.
  2. The physical aspects of a phenomenon or a system, especially those studied scientifically.
    The physics of car crashes would not let Tom Cruise walk away like that.
  • nonphysics
Related terms Translations Noun
  1. plural form of physic
  1. third-person singular form of physic

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