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Any of the sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology, that analyze the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter.
(Chemistry) any of the sciences concerned with nonliving matter, energy, and the physical properties of the universe, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology. Compare life science
any of the natural sciences dealing with inanimate matter or with energy, as physics, chemistry, and astronomy.
phys′ical sci′entist, n.
Any of several branches of science, such as physics, chemistry, or geology, that studies the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter. Compare life science.
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|Noun||1.||physical science - the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something; "he studied the physics of radiation"|
natural science - the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena
acoustics - the study of the physical properties of sound