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Physical sciences deal with the phenomenon of matter in general and its association with energy.

Phys"ics, n. Etym: [see physic.]

Defn: the science of nature, or of natural objects; that branch of Science which treats of the laws and properties of matter, and the Forces acting upon it; especially, that department of natural science Which treats of the causes (as gravitation, heat, light, magnetism, Electricity, etc.) that modify the general properties of bodies; Natural philosophy.

Note: chemistry, though a branch of general physics, is commonly Treated as a science by itself, and the application of physical Principles which it involves constitute a branch called chemical Physics, which treats more especially of those physical properties of Matter which are used by chemists in defining and distinguishing Substances.

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