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physical British & World English

Relating to the body as opposed to the mind

physical English Thesaurus

mental and physical well-being

physical examination in physical British & World English

A medical examination to determine a person’s bodily fitness

non-physical British & World English

Not relating to or concerning the body

get physical British & World English

Become aggressive or violent

physical jerks British & World English

Energetic exercises done as part of a fitness routine

physical chemistry British & World English

The branch of chemistry concerned with the application of the techniques and theories of physics to the study of chemical systems

physical culture British & World English

The development of the body by exercise

physical education British & World English

Instruction in physical exercise and games, especially in schools

physical geography British & World English

The branch of geography dealing with natural features

physical medicine British & World English

The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease by physical means such as manipulation, heat, electricity, or radiation, rather than by medication or surgery

physical sciences British & World English

The sciences concerned with the study of inanimate natural objects, including physics, chemistry, astronomy, and related subjects

physical theatre British & World English

A form of theatre which emphasizes the use of physical movement, as in dance and mime, for expression

physical therapy British & World English

US term for physiotherapy.

physical training British & World English

The systematic use of exercises to promote bodily fitness and strength

get physical in physical British & World English

Become aggressive or violent

physiotherapy British & World English

The treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery

physical therapy in physiotherapy British & World English

The treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery

physical anthropology in anthropology British & World English

The science of human zoology, evolution, and ecology


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