HyperDic: physical_property

English > 1 sense of the expression physical property:
NOUNattributephysical propertyany property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
English > physical property: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions.
Narrowerabsorptivity, absorption factor(physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
deflection, deflexion, bendingThe property of being bent or deflected
dissolubility, solublenessThe property of being dissoluble
drippinessThe physical property of being soft and drippy
elasticity, snapThe tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
fugacityThe tendency of a gas to expand or escape
heat content, total heat, enthalpy, H(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure
imperceptibilityThe property of being imperceptible by the mind or the senses
inaudibility, inaudiblenessThe quality of not being perceptible by the ear
inelasticityThe lack of elasticity
invisibility, invisiblenessThe quality of not being perceivable by the eye
lengthThe linear extent in space from one end to the other
luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, lightThe quality of being luminous
magnetization, magnetisationThe physical property of being magnetic
malleability, plasticityThe property of being physically malleable
massThe property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
momentumThe product of a body's mass and its velocity
perceptibilityThe property of being perceptible by the mind or the senses
randomness, entropy, S(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work
reflection, reflexion, reflectivityThe ability to reflect beams or rays
reluctivity(physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it
sensitivity, sensitivenessThe ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
temperatureThe degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment / environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
unmalleabilityA lack of malleability
weightThe vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanishpropiedad física
Catalanpropietat física

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