(noun, verb)


1. the science of matter and energy and their interactions

- his favorite subject was physics

Definition categories: thought

2. the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something

- he studied the physics of radiation

Definition categories: thought

Sentences with physics as a noun:

- Newtonian physics was extended by Einstein to explain the effects of travelling near the speed of light; quantum physics extends it to account for the behaviour of atoms.

- The physics of car crashes would not let Tom Cruise walk away like that.


1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of physic