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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 phys·i·cal /ˈfɪzɪkəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 phys·i·cal /ˈfɪzɪkəl/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 實體;具體;實體的;實質的;實際;實際的 PHYS

From: Network Terminology

 實體 形體 物理

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Phys·ic·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral, spiritual, or imaginary; material; natural; as, armies and navies are the physical force of a nation; the body is the physical part of man.
    Labor, in the physical world, is . . . employed in putting objects in motion.   --J. S. Mill.
    A society sunk in ignorance, and ruled by mere physical force.   --Macaulay.
 2. Of or pertaining to physics, or natural philosophy; treating of, or relating to, the causes and connections of natural phenomena; as, physical science; physical laws. Physical philosophy.”
 3. Perceptible through a bodily or material organization; cognizable by the senses; external; as, the physical, opposed to chemical, characters of a mineral.
 4. Of or pertaining to physic, or the art of medicine; medicinal; curative; healing; also, cathartic; purgative. [Obs.] Physical herbs.”
 Is Brutus sick? and is it physical
 To walk unbraced, and suck up the humors
 Of the dank morning?   --Shak.
 Physical astronomy, that part of astronomy which treats of the causes of the celestial motions; specifically, that which treats of the motions resulting from universal gravitation.
 Physical education, training of the bodily organs and powers with a view to the promotion of health and vigor.
 Physical examination Med., an examination of the bodily condition of a person.
 Physical geography. See under Geography.
 Physical point, an indefinitely small portion of matter; a point conceived as being without extension, yet having physical properties, as weight, inertia, momentum, etc.; a material point.
 Physical signs Med., the objective signs of the bodily state afforded by a physical examination.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit;
             "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy
             about everything but her physical appearance" [ant: mental]
      2: relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy;
         especially physics; "physical sciences"; "physical laws"
      3: having substance or material existence; perceptible to the
         senses; "a physical manifestation"; "surrounded by
         tangible objects" [syn: tangible, touchable]
      4: according with material things or natural laws (other than
         those peculiar to living matter); "a reflex response to
         physical stimuli"
      5: characterized by energetic bodily activity; "tennis is an
         active sport"; "a very physical dance performance" [syn: active]
      6: concerned with material things; "physical properties"; "the
         physical characteristics of the earth"; "the physical size
         of a computer"
      7: impelled by physical force especially against resistance;
         "forcible entry"; "a real cop would get physical";
         "strong-arm tactics" [syn: forcible, strong-arm]