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.
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.
Of or pertaining to physic, or the art of medicine; medicinal; curative; healing; also, cathartic; purgative.
part of the physical- logical- virtual trilogy of indirection that describes the conceptual cybernetic movement from Real Space to Cyberspace, "physical" describes the Newtonian reality that most of us acknowledge around us ( language=American technical jargon); according to cue/www= http://webopedia.internet.com/TERM/p/physical.html: "Refers to anything pertaining to hardware. The opposite of physical is logical or virtual, which describe software objects. For example, physical memory refers to the actual RAM chips installed in a computer. Virtual memory, on the other hand, is an imaginary storage area used by programs. / A physical data structure refers to the actual organization of data on a storage device. The logical data structure refers to how the information appears to a program or user. For example, a data file is a collection of information stored together. This is its logical structure. Physically, however, a file could be stored on a disk in several scattered pieces." see also zhuhnd
Of physicality; reflected, incomplete; covert. Compare Personal. Physicality Reflected emotionality; qualities of instinct and nescience shaping a body for the soul; specific subset of character traits and associations based on such qualities: Dense Physicality ( Taurus): Sensation, Geniality, Tact, Cuteness, Lust, Diligence, Reliability, Lethargy, Luxury, Bigotry, Stubbornness, Rebellion, Infidelity, Lewdness, Viciousness, Gossip, Anger, Rage, Aggression, Violence, Destruction, Indifference, etc. Critical Physicality ( Virgo): Concentration, Duty, Honesty, Decency, Service, Soundness, Logic, Glibness, Parroting, Fragmentation, Assimilation, Conformity, Prejudice, Scepticism, Anxiety, Doubt, Frigidity, Coldness, Sickness, Jaundice, Hostility, Cruelty, etc. Ultimate Physicality ( Capricorn): Education, Caution, Daring, Discipline, Ambition, Imagination, Literature, Focus, Silence, Depth, Eccentricity, Tolerance, Endurance, Envy, Shrewdness, Success, Nobility, Innovation, Recognition, Standing, Abuse, Dejection, etc. Physicality is a realization of Ego. Physicality complements Personality. Physicality disagrees with Vitality.
having to do with the body's external functions
involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"
having to do with the body or physical illness
Perceptible through a bodily or material organization; cognizable by the senses; external; as, the physical, opposed to chemical, characters of a mineral.
(Pili Kino) Concrete; solid manifestation of energy; body.
having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses; "a physical manifestation"; "surrounded by tangible objects"
characterized by energetic bodily activity; "tennis is an active sport"; "a very physical dance performance"
Refers to actual underlying metal as opposed to a claim on the metal represented by paper gold.
What is actually there, as opposed to how the computer relates to it. For example, one physical hard disk may be partitioned into two or more "logical" disks, and a system may have a "virtual disk" in memory as well.
When used to describe a graphics object (such as a font or brush), this means that the object described is an actual object. Physical objects can be used to actually draw on devices. Back
Characteristic of computer components, generally hardware, that actually exist. In programs, physical components can be represented by logical components.
a medical procedure done aboard starship to analyze a crew member's health
a comprehensive health examination.
therapist: A health professional trained in the use of treatments such as exercise and massage.