physical property


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n physical property any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
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In literature:

This change is due to the physical properties of the wool fiber.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
The physical forces collected by plants become the property of animals.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Such are the important physical properties of the soil, and it is greatly to be desired that they should be more extensively examined.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
The nature of the soil also depends upon its physical properties.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
Having considered the factors bearing on the value of pearls, we will next consider briefly their physical properties.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
We discover beauty just as we discover the physical properties of things.
"Essays in Radical Empiricism" by William James
All other reducing sugars yield osazones of different physical properties.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
The telephone instrument is but a small part of the physical property used by a patron of a telephone system.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2" by Kempster Miller
The most remarkable physical property of argon relates to the constant known as the ratio of specific heats.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
But is there no other physical property by which these luminaries directly contribute to the gratification of taste?
"Beauty" by Alexander Walker

In news:

Physical properties of C18 Acids and alcohols.
The difference between the terms is defined by a physical, not a chemical , property.
Physical Strength Properties of Epoxy Learn about the 5 key strength properties that make epoxies .
Before selecting a device coating, physical properties and provided benefits are not the only consideration for device designers.
AIR Worldwide's estimate reflects physical damage to property, additional living expenses for residential claims, storm surge damage, business interruption loss and other factors.
Deadlines for Rhode Island businesses are Jan 15 (physical property) and Aug 14 (economic injury).
This makes it possible to take account of the fluid 's physical properties more precisely and to see how different types of fluids interact with one another.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a memory device that has the physical properties of Jell -O and can function in a wet environment, such as inside the human body.
Applications for Sandy-related physical property damage loans are now due Jan 28 for New York small and mid-sized businesses, said Carol Chastang, a spokesperson for the Small Business Administration.
Nanoscale materials can have different chemical, physical, or biological properties than their conventionally-scaled counterparts.
Tony Hayne, 35, has been charged with conspiracy and attempted use of explosive material to damage physical property affecting interstate commerce.
Kashwere, a microdenier polyester yarn, creates the feel of cashmere and at the same time offers the physical properties of heavy-duty fabrics, said Larry Liebenow, Quaker 's president and ceo.
The brochure includes information on the company's Cool Zone roofs , which are designed to reduce energy use, and a breakdown of the Duro-Last roofs ' physical properties.
Identify physical properties and illustrations for 40 commercial species .
Cross-linking creates a rigid 3D molecular structure that lets thermosets maintain the desired physical and electrical properties during prolonged exposure to adverse conditions such as excessive heat.

In science:

Ong, in Physical Properties of High Temperature Superconductors, ed. by D. M.
Reactive Hall response
We suggest a random field based model for calculation of physical properties of mixed ferroelectric relaxors.
Phase diagram of mixed system of ferroelectric relaxors in the random field theory framework
Recently, the random field model for calculation of physical properties of mixed system had been proposed .
Random field based model of mixed ferroelectrics phase diagram
It is interesting to see how many of the geometrical and physical properties of the sphere can be extracted from the algebraic structure of these matrices, even for small values of N .
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
We have shown that using matrix degrees of freedom, it is possible to describe pointlike ob jects which have many of the physical properties of supergravitons, as well as extended ob jects which behave like the supermembrane and 5-brane of M-theory.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory