microphysics
noun Date: 1885 the physics of molecules, atoms, and elementary particles • microphysical adjectivemicrophysically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Microphysics — The term microphysics refers to areas of physics that study phenomena that take place on the microscopic scale (length scales smaller than 1 mm), such as: Quantum mechanics Molecular physics Atomic physics Nuclear physics Particle physics… …   Wikipedia

  • microphysics — mikrofizika statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. microphysics vok. Mikrophysik, f rus. микрофизика, f pranc. microphysique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • microphysics — microphysical, adj. /muy kreuh fiz iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physics dealing with physical objects that are not large enough to be observed and treated directly, as elementary particles, atoms, and molecules. Cf. particle… …   Universalium

  • microphysics — noun That branch of physics that deals with objects smaller than a molecule …   Wiktionary

  • microphysics — maɪkrəʊ fɪzɪks n. branch of physics that deals with microscopic objects (elementary particles, molecules, and atoms) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microphysics — plural noun [treated as sing.] the branch of physics concerned with bodies and phenomena on a microscopic or smaller scale. Derivatives microphysical adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • microphysics — mi·cro·physics …   English syllables

  • microphysics — mi•cro•phys•ics [[t]ˌmaɪ krəˈfɪz ɪks[/t]] n. phs (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physics dealing with elementary particles, atoms, and molecules • Etymology: 1880–85 mi cro•phys′i•cal, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • microphysics — /ˈmaɪkroʊˌfɪzɪks/ (say muykroh.fiziks), /ˌmaɪkroʊˈfɪzɪks/ (say .muykroh fiziks) noun that area of physics concerned with studying phenomena on a microscopic or smaller scale …   Australian English dictionary

  • microphysics — “+ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: micr + physics : the physics of molecules, atoms, and elementary particles …   Useful english dictionary

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