physical structure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n physical structure the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being) "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
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In literature:

The physical structure of their bodies seemed identical with those of the therns, the red men, and my own.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
It lent stability to the structure, assisted to keep the hut warm, served as a store-house, physical laboratory and a dogshelter.
"The Home of the Blizzard" by Douglas Mawson
The murderer and the lustful man are often alike in the physical structure.
"Eugene Aram, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
An understanding of the physical structure of meat is essential to its successful cooking.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
They were not just similar as to organisms and physical structure.
"Ten From Infinity" by Paul W. Fairman
That this connection has a physical basis in the nervous structure is fairly well established.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
The physical structure of the country is thus extremely simple.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
Physical conditions probably have had some little effect on structure, quite independently of any good thus gained.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
This beautiful planet offers many features for consideration besides those presented by its physical structure.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
This has enabled us to study its physical structure.
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
Why, in fact, do changes in physical structure ever take place?
"Man And His Ancestor" by Charles Morris
The study of cultural differences between groups has revealed barriers quite as real and as effective as those of physical space and structure.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The moral is evolved out of the physical, and the extraordinary in animal structure has a kinship to the portentous in human action.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850." by Various
We don't even know their physical structure.
"Assassin" by Jesse Franklin Bone
These correspond with its physical structure.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
On the physical structure of the earth.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
The manner in which cold acts upon plants depends upon their physical structure.
"American Pomology" by J. A. Warder
Numerous varieties of cancer are described, according to the physical and structural peculiarities of the tumor.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
In that portion of the Iroquois structure the only physical evidences of damages were a few windows broken during the excitement.
"Chicago's Awful Theater Horror" by Various
Washington is being rebuilt, in both its physical and its social structure.
"The Personality of American Cities" by Edward Hungerford

In news:

New York City is in a constant state of physical flux: building new structures, tearing old ones down, renovating existing spaces and restoring relics from the past.
In living systems, complex nano- and microscale structures perform a host of physical and biological functions.
A Single Brain Structure May Give Winners That Extra Physical Edge.
Tying to determing brain function by studying structure, dolphin communication and cognition, questioning the constancy of basic physical rules, and a video about moth flight.
World's fair historian Pierre Montiel will be presenting a vivid lecture depicting the significance of the Trylon and Perisphere to the 1939 World's Fair, both as an image and as a physical structure.
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory structure is certified.
The physical book retailing industry is in structural decline driven by technological changes.
The structure relies on the simple physics of gravity and friction to keep it in place.
San Francisco Terry St John's nudes are bodies of substance and weight, the result of his spontaneous response to a live model and his profound understanding of physical structure.
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.
Supercomputers are typically used for simulations in petroleum exploration and production, structural analysis, computational fluid dynamics, physics and chemistry, electronic design, nuclear energy research and meteorology.
In the twentieth century a number of artists works have focused on commenting about our relationship to the physical structures in which we work and live.
Particularly when it comes to lighting, the physical layout and design and placement of lighting structures must facilitate moving large groups of individuals quickly and easily through the facility.

In science:

By Lemma 4.2 we have (bhqi c)hpia = Pj rj bhq−j i chp+j ia + sj chp+q−j i bhji a for all a, b, c ∈ ˇR for some rj , sj ∈ C, so the simple physical conformal superalgebra structure on R is uniquely determined by the pairing J .
Algebraic structures on quasi-primary states in superconformal algebras
The Sasakian and Sasakian-Einstein structures appear in physics in the context of string theory.
Locally Sasakian Manifolds
In particular, a number of recent developments in physics suggest the possibility that the treatment of spacetime might involve more than just a Riemannian structure.
On the solutions of the Cartan equation in Metric Affine Gravity
This structure has many possible applications to D-brane physics.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
They show more structure than the realistic interaction results but the physics is very much the same.
Spectroscopy with random and displaced random ensembles
It means that normalization of the theory does not affect the space-time structure, which is consistent with our basic viewpoint that physical space-time in the gravitational gauge theory is always flat.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
Here the structure of a physical system is represented in terms of an algebra of observables.
The categorical theory of relations and quantizations
Again, the physical interpretation of this structure can be given in terms of the q -clusters.
Random Magnetism in $S=1/2$ Heisenberg Chains with Bond Alternation and Randomness on the Strong Bonds
However, a product measure structure is not very interesting for physical purposes since it corresponds to an infinite system of non-interacting components.
On the physical relevance of random walks: an example of random walks on a randomly oriented lattice
The description provided by Hamiltonian dynamics applies to many fields of physics; due to its rich geometrical structure, it is also very convenient and indeed widely used whenever possible.
Hyperhamiltonian dynamics
Pontecorvo eds., Proceedings of the Meeting on Quaternionic Structures in Mathematics and Physics (Trieste 1994), E.M.S. electronic library; S.
Hyperhamiltonian dynamics
Pontecorvo, Proceedings of the Second Meeting on Quaternionic Structures in Mathematics and Physics (Roma 1999), E.M.S. electronic library; S.
Hyperhamiltonian dynamics
Thus, we develop a theory for the lowenergy physics of these points in terms of the domain structure of the chain.
Permutation-Symmetric Multicritical Points in Random Antiferromagnetic Spin Chains
We expect the physics to be similar for both of these theories, but the SU (3) structure is more complicated.
A Generalized Maximal Abelian Gauge in SU(3) Lattice Gauge Theory
Passing to the Red Giant phase, one has to notice that these structures are now sensitive to the efficiency of additional physical mechanisms, like electron conduction or neutrino production(for a recent discussion see Salaris, Cassisi & Weiss 2002) .
Modern Stellar Evolution Models for Low Mass Stars