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physical

1. of or concerned with matter and energy
2. of or relating to physics

physical

(jargon)
The opposite of logical in its jargon sense. Compare real, virtual, and transparent.

It is said that what you can touch and see is real; what you can see but not touch is virtual; what you can touch but not see is transparent; and what you can neither touch nor see is probably imaginary.

physical

Devices at the electronic, or machine, level. Contrast with logical. See logical vs. physical.
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Recurrences most often occurred in the setting of febrile viral illness, physical exhaustion, or emotional stress.
Workplace absences, physical exhaustion, and a general sense of isolation can lead to violent outbursts towards the elderly person.
By reducing physical exertion such as excessive lifting, climbing, or digging with heavy objects, you limit the risk of physical exhaustion.
When you cross the line in an Olympic year, it's not just the physical exhaustion which washes over you, mentally it's also the culmination of a whole four-year cycle.
Now he is suffering from extreme fatigue, mental and physical exhaustion.
A health official has warned against long-time exposure to high temperature warning that dehydration and physical exhaustion can be fatal.
Over time this can translate into physical exhaustion and mental fatigue, both of which can be devastating and dangerous.
The four subscales are: (1) Positive Engagement (Enthusiastic, Happy, Upbeat); (2) Revitalisation (Refreshed, Energetic, Revived); (3) Tranquillity (Calm, Relaxed, Peaceful); and (4) Physical Exhaustion (Fatigued, Tired, Worn Out).
Regardless of the source, consequences of burnout can be serious including decreased quality of patient care provided, poor morale, increased job turnover and absenteeism, as well as self-reported indices of physical exhaustion, insomnia, marital and family problems and alcohol and drug use (Maslach et al.
Physical exhaustion works in a more complicated manner.
Tait, who returned to action earlier this year after taking a break with mental and physical exhaustion in 2008, has played 22 one-day internationals as well as three Tests for Australia.