- 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.
any of the sciences that deal with inanimate matter or energy, as physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, etc.
Any of the sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology, that analyze the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter.
(plural physical sciences)
- An encompassing term for the branches of natural science and science that study non-living systems, in contrast to the biological sciences.