What does the word physics mean?

Usage examples for physics

  1. Mathematics, however, were his chief study and delight, and he early excelled in them, showing also an extraordinary faculty in applying them to physics. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. Physiology has for its very foundation Physics and Chemistry. – Adequate Preparation for the Teacher of Biological Sciences in Secondary Schools by James Daley McDonald
  3. His training certainly doesn't qualify him to understand the physics involved. – The Flaming Mountain by Harold Leland Goodwin