physical phenomenon


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n physical phenomenon a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
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In literature:

In fine, there is here a normal, physical phenomenon.
"Selected Writings of Guy de Maupassant" by Guy de Maupassant
This is a remarkable physical and psychological phenomenon, and it is one especially worthy of note.
"Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living" by H.W. Long
No phenomenon, social or physical, could come into their ken without being mulled over and decided upon.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
This is my physical phenomenon.
"The Mind and the Brain" by Alfred Binet
His presence overwhelmed every other physical phenomenon.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
So it is all a physical phenomenon?
"Sacrifice" by Stephen French Whitman
Let us imagine,' he continues, 'the occurrence of a particular physical phenomenon for the first time.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
In all histories of animals, the hog stands a natural phenomenon, and alone in relation to his appetite and physical constitution.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
This happy though unsatisfied love produced a strange physiological phenomenon in Germinie's physical being.
"Germinie Lacerteux" by Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
And now he turned the light of these discoveries upon the darkest physical phenomenon of that day.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various

In news:

Crumpling is a ubiquitous, though poorly understood, physical phenomenon.
Researchers at the school of physics and astronomy at Tel Aviv University have created a track around which a superconductor can float, thanks to the phenomenon of "quantum levitation ".
Like many Westerners, I always assumed that meditation was a "spiritual" phenomenon, which I took to mean that it somehow had to do with realms beyond the physical.

In science:

Our model has been referred as “the EMBH model for GRBs”, although the EMBH physics only determines the initial boundary conditions of the GRB process by specifying the physical parameters and spatial extension of the neutral electron positron plasma originating the phenomenon.
The EMBH model in GRB 991216 and GRB 980425
It is not surprising that such large differences in the theoretical treatment have led to a different interpretation of the GRB phenomenon as well as to the identification of new fundamental physical regimes.
The EMBH model in GRB 991216 and GRB 980425
This phenomenon can help us to test the validity of relativistic theory of gravity with ρC = 0 (or with some other extra condition) in stelar physics, performing a precise analysis of the observational data.
Novel Geometrical Models of Relativistic Stars. I. The General Scheme
Such phenomenon is physically possible only in presence of some surface agent, like surface force (surface pressure) due to some surface tension.
Novel Geometrical Models of Relativistic Stars. I. The General Scheme
To date, the phenomenon of coupled networks has received little attention in the physics literature.
Construction of bipartite and unipartite weighted networks from collections of journal papers