plural noun, British.
physical conditioning exercises, as push-ups and knee bends.
(Brit, informal) See jerk1 (sense 6)
- Physical law
noun any scientific generalization based on factual observations, such as the law of gravitation Usage Note science
- Physical layer
networking Layer one, the lowest layer in the OSI seven layer model. The physical layer encompasses details such as electrical and mechanical connections to the network, transmission of binary data as changing voltage levels on wires or similar concepts on other connectors, and data rates. The physical layer is used by the data link layer. […]
[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 […]
adjective 1. See example at (def 1).