Physical point


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Physical point an indefinitely small portion of matter; a point conceived as being without extension, yet having physical properties, as weight, inertia, momentum, etc.; a material point.
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In literature:

And the hopelessness of it all affected her to the point of physical weakness.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
In the physical evolution, the first protoplasmic cell was not man, though it pointed forward to man, and implied man.
"Gloria Crucis addresses delivered in Lichfield Cathedral Holy Week and Good Friday, 1907" by J. H. Beibitz
At this point of knowledge instinctive or intelligent regulations had to be put on physical appetites.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The statement of this health officer points to experience rather than to prejudiced notions about the physical weaknesses of Negroes.
"The Negro at Work in New York City" by George Edmund Haynes
There would be no point in their meeting physically; it might even be downright dangerous.
"The Penal Cluster" by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
I suppose you are already getting very stout, very red, very jovial (in a physical point of view) altogether.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
The striking point about the hunter was his magnificent physical manhood.
"Camp-fire and Wigwam" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
Even from a purely physical point of view, it is an unwholesome state of things.
"India and the Indians" by Edward F. Elwin
And, even from a physical point of view, he is immeasurably your superior.
"In Brief Authority" by F. Anstey
But the original point of variance is physical.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis

In news:

What makes brilliant people become concerned--to the point of paralysis--about simple common sense issues, just because they involve race, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, religion or physical ability.
But I had never really taken the point to heart until I heard last night that Encyclopedia Britannica would cease publication of its physical edition.
Alphonse Chapanis, a founder of ergonomics , a branch of engineering that considers product and workplace design from the physical point of view of the actual user, died on Oct 4 in Baltimore.
The immune system is altered in similar ways by lack of sleep and physical stress, pointing to a possible link to chronic diseases like obesity and diabetes.
In the formation of droplets in a stream of falling sand, scientists have witnessed a dynamic that points beyond the boundaries of traditional physics, and may represent one aspect of a fifth state of matter .
A former American Apparel store manager is suing CEO Dov Charney, saying he was verbally and physically abusive to the point of rubbing dirt in his face and now the company is trying to muzzle him.
Aruba Networks Tuesday confirmed a new software release that packs additional wireless LAN functionality on its access points without requiring physical or virtual wireless controllers.
The former West Point cadet, player and coach had the Blue Devils at Fort Bragg on Monday for a day of physical training and an open practice in front of a few hundred soldiers.
Every bit of Brewer 's points, boards and physicality were needed.
Papaji was pointing to the heart of Buddha 's teaching, to awaken in the physical world and engage in life rather than praying to be saved from it.
Jessica Boyd, a LaRue County High School alumnus, was honored for earning a 4.0 grade point average in her physical therapy doctorate program at the University of Kentucky for the fall semester.
In 218 pro games, the physical forward has accumulated 66 points (30-36-66) and 501 penalty minutes.
Learn about the eight energy points on the emotional, mental and physical plane.
I don't expect peer instruction to be widespread, but still: We have over 20 years of data that point to PI being highly effective in physics instruction .
Dog Lady is not a doctor, nor does she play one on the Internet, but she knows these clues often point to some sort of canine physical illness.

In science:

From physical point of view, the stress-energy d-tensor T must verify the local A|B = 0, ∀ A ∈ {α, i, (α) (i) }, where T B conservation laws T B A = GBD TDA , ”|A”, represent one of the local covariant derivatives ”/β ”, ”|j ” or ”|(β ) (j) ”, associated to the Cartan canonical connection C Γ .
Generalized Metrical Multi-Time Lagrange Model for General Relativity and Electromagnetism
Quite recently, a revival of interest has been put on coideal algebras of Hopf algebras, both from mathematical and physical point of view.
Twisted superYangians and their representations
From a physical point of view, such ideals appear to play an important role in integrable systems with boundaries [4, 8, 9].
Twisted superYangians and their representations
Let us now introduce parameters of the light field in fiber, the parameters which are most interesting from a physical point of view.
Random groups in the optical waveguides theory
From a physical point of view this representation corresponds to a double expansion around wave numbers k1 and k2 .
Instability of two interacting, quasi-monochromatic waves in shallow water