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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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In addition, many of the truly memorable scenes in Wordsworth's poetry describe a sudden awareness of beauty, life, or motion outside the poet, perceived immediately after the physical stress of skating, walking, or climbing: a startling change in orientation from inward to outward, from numb, blank concentration on climbing, for instance, to the breathtaking awareness that the moon is shining on a sea of clouds and the islands of distant mountain peaks (Prelude, XIV, 1 62), or from a cloud like, ethereal loneliness detached from the life of the earth to an awareness of and ultimately a participation in the earth bound life and motion of a host of wind tossed daffodils beside the dancing waves of a lake ("I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud").
Living with MS, I am concerned how this emotional and physical stress might impact my ability to walk and move.
Yukio Yamaguchi, the presiding judge, said Shimizu suffered considerable mental and physical stress from overwork and the Labor Standards Bureau acted illegally in denying him compensation.
Incense, pets, pollen and physical stress trigger his asthma, which occasionally sends him to the hospital emergency room.
He is seeking $500,000 per house to offset the "mental and physical stress [and] defamation of character" he's undergone.
Various factors including naturally acquired immunity from exposure to outbreaks during basic training, less crowded housing in advanced training (two-person rooms in advanced training versus open barracks in basic training), and less physical stress in the highly technical Fort Gordon training program may have limited the magnitude of that outbreak.
In the past Sweden's long, dark winters, that can stretch from October to April, caused physical stress for many of the country's 8.
In spite of gruelling conditions and tremendous physical stress, there were no cross words, no bad spirits.
In the 1950s, the National Academy of Sciences issued a report suggesting that people might need more C and B-vitamins during severe physical stress.
The reduction in T-cell function due to hard physical stress seems to be worsened with calorie deficiency," says Kramer.
These factors include cigarettes, foods and beverages containing caffeine, alcohol, and physical stress.
Vocational planning must take into consideration the potential for back and joint injury resulting from physical stress on the job.

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