- The definition of physical science is the study of non-living things including: chemistry, geology, astronomy and physics.
An example of physical science is a course teaching the concepts of energy and gravity.
physical science definition by Webster's New World
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any of the sciences that deal with inanimate matter or energy, as physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, etc.
physical science definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of the sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology, that analyze the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter.
physical science - Science Definition
Any of several branches of science, such as physics, chemistry, and astronomy, that study the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter. Compare life science.