Related to microphysicist: macrophysics, quantum physics


n. (used with a sing. verb)
The physics of molecular, atomic, nuclear, and subnuclear systems.

mi′cro·phys′i·cal (-fĭz′ĭ-kəl) adj.
mi′cro·phys′i·cal·ly adv.
mi′cro·phys′i·cist (-fĭz′ĭ-sĭst) n.
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(Atomic Physics) a physicist who specializes in microphysics
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From a cloud microphysicist's view, significant details of precipitation processes in clouds are still unknown.