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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.
References in classic literature ?
There is a limit, morally as well as physically, to our capacity for endurance.
He did indeed consider a parity of fortune and circumstances to be physically as necessary an ingredient in marriage, as difference of sexes, or any other essential; and had no more apprehension of his daughter's falling in love with a poor man, than with any animal of a different species.
But I soothed and comforted her, till she pulled herself bravely together and recuperated mentally as quickly as she was wont to do physically.
When he was dressed, Stepan Arkadyevitch sprinkled some scent on himself, pulled down his shirt-cuffs, distributed into his pockets his cigarettes, pocketbook, matches, and watch with its double chain and seals, and shaking out his handkerchief, feeling himself clean, fragrant, healthy, and physically at ease, in spite of his unhappiness, he walked with a slight swing on each leg into the dining-room, where coffee was already waiting for him, and beside the coffee, letters and papers from the office.
Going through a shortage of labour force, Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Matthew Cheung Kin Chung is looking forward to profit on the potential of the physically challenged, although he considers that it will not be simple thing to do.
1, which includes a new suite of physically aware RTL synthesis capabilities that deliver up to 15 percent improvement in power, performance and area on today's most complex advanced node chip designs that face timing or congestion challenges.
School districts are now required to disclose how many students are secluded or physically restrained during the school year.
263A, a sale is considered "on-site" only when the retail customer is physically present at the sales facility at some point during the sales transaction.
Washington, April 19 ( ANI ): Those working in physically demanding jobs are more susceptible to heart disease, two new studies suggests.
SANA'A -- Mourners attended the funeral of Jamala Al-Baidani, who was the head of Al-Tahadi Association for Physically Disabled Women, on Sunday in Majel Al-Dema Cemetery to recognize her dedication to the plight of disabled people in Yemen.
A speaker at the Mena Public Transport & Large Events Summit yesterday called for user-friendly avenues to ensure better mobility for physically disabled people, especially since large events are taking place in the region.