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physical

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

Devices at the electronic, or machine, level. Contrast with logical. See logical vs. physical.
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Things at home were getting fraught and they'd starting getting physical with each other.
They don't want stories of bad calls and ref suspensions for getting physical with a player, like Courtney Kirkland did with Shaun Livingston.
"Children are not getting physical activity in the school days, there is poor food opportunities in many schools, walking and cycling to school is going down in many countries, unsafe in many other countries, and parents are not being given the right, sufficient advice on nutrition," said Fiona Bull of WHO's department of non-communicable diseases.
He was also seen getting physical with two policemen when they tried to calm him down and pull him back into the dock.
The two MNAs earlier exchanged harsh words inside the main lobby of parliament, but were prevented from getting physical by other legislators, security personnel and journalists who were present there.
The source reportedly told authorities that Pitt began screaming and "getting physical" with his children on a private jet, possibly under the influence, and then continued ranting after the plane landed.
Aspin laughs at the description: "Aye, I was an out-and-out defender who didn't mind getting physical.
GETTING PHYSICAL: Leighton Baines in | |action against Leicester last month
In her younger days, Mazie was a good-time girl, drinking with the boys, hanging out with sailors, getting physical with sea captains in the middle of the Brooklyn Bridge and going to the track.
If she spends all her time seeing doctors and getting physical therapy, it sounds as though she has medical issues.
Getting physical; the rise of fitness culture in America.
“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.