English - Vietnamese Dictionary
physical /'fizikəl/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- (thuộc) vật chất
- physical force: sức mạnh vật chất
- (thuộc) khoa học tự nhiên; theo quy luật khoa học tự nhiên
- physical explanations of miracles: cách giải thích những điều huyền diệu dựa theo khoa học tự nhiên
- physical geography: địa lý tự nhiên
- (thuộc) vật lý; theo vật lý
- physical experiment: thí nghiệm vật lý
- (thuộc) thân thể, (thuộc) cơ thể, của thân thể
- physical exercises: thể dục
- physical strength: sức mạnh của cơ thể
+involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
+relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
+having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses
+according with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter)
+characterized by energetic bodily activity
+concerned with material things
+impelled by physical force especially against resistance
Advanced English Dictionary
bodily, corporeal, corporal, fleshly, incarnate, carnal, mortal, earthly, natural, somatic; material, tangible, palpable, real, actual, true, concrete, manifest, solid:
Curtis doesn't have the physical strength to lift that weight. As a chemist, James deals with the physical, not the spiritual universe.
adjective, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [usually before noun] connected with a person's body rather than their mind: physical fitness / strength / disabilities + physical appearance / beauty + The ordeal has affected both her mental and physical health. + He tends to avoid all physical contact. + The centre offers activities for everyone, whatever your age or physical condition.
2 [only before noun] connected with things that actually exist or are present and can be seen, felt, etc. rather than things that only exist in a person's mind: the physical world / universe / environment + the physical properties (= the colour, weight, shape, etc.) of copper + She was intimidated by his physical presence. + Is there any physical evidence to suggest that a crime has been committed?
nature / science
3 [only before noun] according to the laws of nature: It is a physical impossibility to be in two places at once. + There does not seem to be any physical explanation for what they saw.
4 [only before noun] connected with the scientific study of forces such as heat, light, sound, etc. and how they affect objects: physical chemistry / laws
5 involving sex: physical love + They are having a physical relationship. + The attraction between them is purely physical.
6 (informal) (of a person) liking to touch other people a lot: She's not very physical.
7 (informal) violent (used to avoid saying this in a direct way): Are you going to cooperate or do we have to get physical?
+ noun (also physical examination) a medical examination of a person's body, for example, to check that they are fit enough to do a particular job
The problem is purely physical, not mental.
purely | almost
The shock of the darkness was almost physical.
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