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  1. phys·ic
    IPA[ˈfizik]
  2. noun

    • 1. medicine, especially a cathartic:

      his servant's venture into selling physic a physic for wives to give to impotent husbands
    • 2. the art of healing:

      he was absorbed in all aspects of the study of physic and the human body

    verb

    • 1. treat with a medicine:

      he told Mrs. Webb he had physicked himself
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: physic, plural noun: physics

    • v.: verb: physic, 3rd person present: physics, gerund or present participle: physicking, past tense: physicked, past participle: physicked

    • noun

      medicinal drugs:

      the art of healing:

    • verb

      treat with a medicine:
    • plural

      the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics, distinguished from that of chemistry and biology, includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms.

      the physical properties and phenomena of something:

    • plural

      the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms.

      the physical properties and phenomena of something:

    • noun

      a garden for cultivating medicinal herbs.
    • plural

      the branch of physics concerned with quantum theory:
    • plural

      the branch of radiology that deals with the health of people working with radioactive materials.
    • plural

      the physics of atomic nuclei and their interactions, especially in the generation of nuclear energy.
    • plural

      the branch of physics that deals with the properties, relationships, and interactions of subatomic particles.
    • plural

      a branch of physics concerned with large numbers of particles to which statistics can be applied.
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