"physical" Definition

  1. a. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral, spiritual, or imaginary; material; natural; as, armies and navies are the physical force of a nation; the body is the physical part of man.
  2. a. Of or pertaining to physics, or natural philosophy; treating of, or relating to, the causes and connections of natural phenomena; as, physical science; physical laws.
  3. a. Perceptible through a bodily or material organization; cognizable by the senses; external; as, the physical, opposed to chemical, characters of a mineral.
  4. a. Of or pertaining to physic, or the art of medicine; medicinal; curative; healing; also, cathartic; purgative.

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Position in dictionary: 74044 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a., a.,
Words that start with "physical": 2
Words that end with "physical": 10
Words that contain "physical": 12
Next words in dictionary: physically, physiced, physician, physicianed, physicism, physicist, physicking, physico-, physico-mathematics, physico-philosophy
Previous words in dictionary: physic, physianthropy, physeter, physemaria, physaliae, physalia, physa, phymata, phyma, phylum

English Dictionary Definition of physical

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