Meaning of PHYSICS in English

PHYSICS

■ plural noun [treated as sing. ] the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy.

↘the physical properties and phenomena of something.

Derivatives

physicist noun

Origin

C15 (denoting natural science in general): plural of obs. physic 'physical (thing)', suggested by L. physica (see physic ).

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