Meaning of PHYSICS in English
( n. )
The science of nature, or of natural objects; that branch of science which treats of the laws and properties of matter, and the forces acting upon it; especially, that department of natural science which treats of the causes (as gravitation, heat, light, magnetism, electricity, etc.) that modify the general properties of bodies; natural philosophy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012