physical body

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n physical body alternative names for the body of a human being "Leonardo studied the human body","he has a strong physique","the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
    • ***

Quotations

  • Henry Miller
    Henry%20Miller
    “Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.”
  • Deepak Chopra
    Deepak%20Chopra
    “The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.”
  • Thomas Tutko
    Thomas Tutko
    “Your emotions affect every cell in your body. Mind and body, mental and physical, are intertwined.”
  • Hal A. Lingerman
    Hal A. Lingerman
    “Just as certain selections of music will nourish your physical body and your emotional layer, so other musical works will bring greater health to your mind.”

Usage

In literature:

After this felt somewhat relieved; for the mind is like the body, and mental, as well as physical suffering, must have vent.
"Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas" by W. Hastings Macaulay
The fierce gaze of the chief seemed actually to penetrate his physical body and read his mind.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
It is the physical body that relates us to the physical universe about us, that in which we find ourselves in this present form of existence.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
Plainly showing that the notion of a physical tie, compelling the two bodies to travel together, had not as yet entered into his speculations.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
Law, physical law, governs the body, and exercise should be according to this law.
"What a Young Woman Ought to Know" by Mary Wood-Allen
That evening he got from Bridget the address of her brother, Professor Flaherty, the physical trainer and body builder.
"What's-His-Name" by George Barr McCutcheon
How pitiable are their physical conditions, their privation and distress of body!
"Murder Point" by Coningsby Dawson
The spiritual body, he said, has many qualities not pertaining to the physical body.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
The other man has only what he has purchased, namely, the physical body.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
In my sleep, I believe, I am often separated from my physical body, as my dreams are so intensely real and vivid.
"Byways of Ghost-Land" by Elliott O'Donnell
***

In poetry:

As God himself the priesthood did ordain,
To heal the various evils of the mind:
So from our bodies to remove all pain,
The art of physic was at first design'd.
"An Admonition To The Sick To Call For A Clergyman And A Physician, And To Shun All Charms, &c. &c." by Rees Prichard
Let not his sheep in the wild desert stray,
Let not the forest beasts his younglings kill,
Let not diseases on their bodies prey,
For want of proper physic, care, and skill.
"The Duty Of Clergymen" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Oprah talks with Deepak Chopra, author of Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul, about why you are not your physical body.
Often, physical problems with your body can keep you from becoming pregnant.
The science of biometrics is exactly what it sounds like — measurement of the living body, including quantification of such physical characteristics as fingerprints, eyes, and voice.
Human understanding is limited to the physical body.
TIFF '12: 'Rust And Bone,' A Gorgeous Meditation On The Physical Body .
Willis stresses to her clients that "physical control equals personal power" and says she has seen changes in clients who first strengthen their body, and then become stronger mentally.
"His body has sustained such physical damage, we don't know if he can survive it," daughter Lisa Trusello Snow said Saturday.
Blood sugar is your body's primary source of fuel and plays a vital role in physical and mental well-being.
There is no better way to celebrate the bond between mother and daughter than to once again connect through the physical body.
That's why Head Start Body Start National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play (HSBS) created Take it Outside Week in 2009.
The dictionary defines body image as a person's perception of their own physical appearance.
Heat and humidity increase the physical challenge of running , and health problems can occur when you push beyond what your body can handle.
In 1959, the Air Force sought infant chimps for use in research evaluating the physical effects of space travel on the body.
Last month, US Speedskating , the sport's national governing body, suspended Mr Chun amid allegations by team members that he had physically and mentally abused them.
Some carry stress in their physical bodies.
***

In science:

The Newtonian images of the Einsteinian Friedmann’s models render quite intuitive the physical fact that in general relativity no motion of bodies generates gravitational waves . (Let us observe that Birkhoff ’s theorem regards only the outside space of a spherically symmetric mass distribution).
On Friedmann's universes
In Section 3 we present our one-body examples, and in Section 4 we discuss their physical interpretation.
Singular factorizations, self-adjoint extensions, and applications to quantum many-body physics
One simple physical example of the gauge is a reference frame of a rigid body.
Non-associative Gauge Theory
In this sense, our definition has a restricted symbol by symbol scope but is easy to calculate with, similar to the independent particle approximation in many-body physics.
Quantum Noise Randomized Ciphers
It is motivated by generic features known of many-body systems in condensed matter physics.
Warm inflation dynamics in the low temperature regime
***