Definition of physical science noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


physical science

BrE BrE//ˌfɪzɪkl ˈsaɪəns//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɪzɪkl ˈsaɪəns//
[uncountable] (also the physical sciences [plural])
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the areas of science concerned with studying natural forces and things that are not alive, for example physics and chemistry compare life sciences
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: physical science