the branch of meteorology dealing with the study of optical, electrical, acoustical, and thermodynamic phenomena in the atmosphere, including the physics of clouds and precipitation.
- Physical mixture
physical mixture n. A homogeneous mixture separable by a process such as distillation but not by filtration.
[fiz-i-kuh l] /ˈfɪz ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the body: physical exercise. 2. of or relating to that which is material: the physical universe; the physical sciences. 3. noting or pertaining to the properties of matter and energy other than those peculiar to living matter. 4. pertaining to the physical sciences, especially […]
noun 1. the branch of optics concerned with the wave properties of light, the superposition of waves, the deviation of light from its rectilinear propagation in a manner other than that considered by geometrical optics, the interaction of light with matter, and the quantum, corpuscular aspects of light.
noun, Physics. 1. any apparatus consisting of a body of possibly irregular shape allowed to rotate freely about a horizontal axis on which it is pivoted (distinguished from ).