Meaning of “physics” in the English Dictionary

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"physics" in British English

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physicsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfɪz.ɪks/ us /ˈfɪz.ɪks/

A2 the scientific study of matter and energy and the effect that they have on each other:

nuclear physics
a physics lab

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(Definition of “physics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"physics" in American English

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physicsnoun [ U ]

us /ˈfɪz·ɪks/

science the scientific study of matter and energy and the effect that each has on the other:

(Definition of “physics” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"physics" in Business English

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physicsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfɪzɪks/ us

the scientific study of matter and energy:

He studied Physics at university before becoming an engineer.
a physics lab/researcher/degree

(Definition of “physics” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)