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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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8220;Use of the patch could represent a significant advantage for patients who may not want to take pills or have an injection, and is more convenient than getting physical therapy,” notes Dr Radnovich.
It's about getting physical with people and, hopefully, that telling with 10, 15 minutes to go.
The Huddersfield Giants will be getting physical with children at the Fusion weight management group today.
It helps us in getting physical elements for checking the design, build-ability and functionality at a very early point in production.
Like we've seen in similar films (no Strings Attached, for example), pesky emotions always find a way to creep their way back into those best-laid plans and Jamie and Dylan soon discover that no matter hard you try, getting physical really does always lead to complications.
But, as their relationship progresses and they interact with their zany families and friends they discover that getting physical really does always lead to complications.
I'm old enough (and hopefully mature enough) where I shouldn't be getting physical with people - especially friends - if I can avoid it.
BALTIMORE -- Cancer patients and survivors not only should be getting physical activity, but they should aim to meet federal recommendations for 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity weekly, according to new guidelines released by the American College of Sports Medicine.
BALTIMORE -- Cancer patients and survivors not only should be getting physical activity, but should aim to meet federal recommendations for 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity weekly, according to new guidelines released by the American College of Sports Medicine.
Hamesh will be produced before an Accountability Court in Lahore, where he is under trial for getting physical remand.
Great sexual chemistry has also been known to cement many a relationship, so avoiding getting physical altogether might not be too smart a choice, especially in this age of ample temptation.
The role sees Jen getting physical with plenty of full-on action.