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Related to physical science: life science
Any of the sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology, that analyze the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter.
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(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
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any of the natural sciences dealing with inanimate matter or with energy, as physics, chemistry, and astronomy.
phys′ical sci′entist, n.
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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
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