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|Noun||1.||physical entity - an entity that has physical existence|
entity - that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)
thing - a separate and self-contained entity
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
causal agency, causal agent, cause - any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
physical process, process - a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
substance - material of a particular kind or constitution; "the immune response recognizes invading substances"