WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n) physics,
**natural philosophy**(the science of matter and energy and their interactions)*"his favorite subject was physics"* *direct hyponym*/**full hyponym**- S: (n) astronomy, uranology (the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole)
- S: (n) astrodynamics (the branch of astronomy that studies the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space)
- S: (n) astrometry (the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the position and motion of celestial bodies)
- S: (n) radio astronomy (the branch of astronomy that detects and studies the radio waves emitted by celestial bodies)
- S: (n) celestial mechanics (the branch of astronomy concerned with the application of Newton's laws of motion to the motions of heavenly bodies)
- S: (n) astrophysics (the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical and chemical properties of celestial bodies)
- S: (n) cosmology, cosmogony, cosmogeny (the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe)
- S: (n) selenology (the branch of astronomy that deals with the moon)
- S: (n) solar physics (the branch of astronomy that deals with the sun)
- S: (n) aeronautics, astronautics (the theory and practice of navigation through air or space)
- S: (n) avionics (science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics)
*"avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program"* - S: (n) biophysics (physics as applied to biological problems)
- S: (n) cryogenics, cryogeny (the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures)
- S: (n) crystallography (the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals)
- S: (n) electromagnetism, electromagnetics (the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena)
- S: (n) electronics (the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices)
- S: (n) electron optics (the branch of electronics that deals with beams of electrons and their focusing and deflection by magnetic fields)
- S: (n) microelectronics (the branch of electronics that deals with miniature components)
- S: (n) thermionics (the branch of electronics dealing with thermionic phenomena (especially thermionic vacuum tubes))
- S: (n) electrostatics (the branch of physics that deals with static electricity)
- S: (n) mechanics (the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference)
- S: (n) classical mechanics, Newtonian mechanics (the branch of mechanics based on Newton's laws of motion)
- S: (n) fluid mechanics, hydraulics (study of the mechanics of fluids)
- S: (n) hydrostatics (study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion)
- S: (n) hydrodynamics, hydrokinetics (study of fluids in motion)
- S: (n) magnetohydrodynamics (the study of the interaction of magnetic fields and electrically conducting fluids (as plasma or molten metal))
- S: (n) pneumatics (the branch of mechanics that deals with the mechanical properties of gases)
- S: (n) statics (the branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium)
- S: (n) dynamics, kinetics (the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies)
- S: (n) ballistics (the science of flight dynamics)
- S: (n) kinematics (the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without reference to force or mass)
- S: (n) aeromechanics, aerodynamics (the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow)
- S: (n) nuclear physics, atomic physics, nucleonics (the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei)
- S: (n) optics (the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light)
- S: (n) catoptrics (branch of optics dealing with formation of images by mirrors)
- S: (n) holography (the branch of optics that deals with the use of coherent light from a laser in order to make a hologram that can then be used to create a three-dimensional image)
- S: (n) particle physics, high-energy physics, high energy physics (the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions)
- S: (n) plasma physics (the branch of physics concerned with matter in its plasma phase)
- S: (n) quantum physics (the branch of physics based on quantum theory)
- S: (n) quantum mechanics (the branch of quantum physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level; an extension of statistical mechanics based on quantum theory (especially the Pauli exclusion principle))
- S: (n) wave mechanics (the modern form of quantum theory; an extension of quantum mechanics based on Schrodinger's equation; atomic events are explained as interactions between particle waves)
- S: (n) quantum field theory (the branch of quantum physics that is concerned with the theory of fields; it was motivated by the question of how an atom radiates light as its electrons jump from excited states)
- S: (n) quantum electrodynamics, QED (a relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons)
- S: (n) quantum chromodynamics, QCD (a theory of strong interactions between elementary particles (including the interaction that binds protons and neutrons in the nucleus); it assumes that strongly interacting particles (hadrons) are made of quarks and that gluons bind the quarks together)
- S: (n) rheology (the branch of physics that studies the deformation and flow of matter)
- S: (n) solid-state physics (the branch of physics that studies the properties of materials in the solid state: electrical conduction in crystals of semiconductors and metals; superconductivity; photoconductivity)
- S: (n) statistical mechanics (the branch of physics that makes theoretical predictions about the behavior of macroscopic systems on the basis of statistical laws governing its component particles)
- S: (n) thermodynamics (the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy)
- S: (n) thermostatics, thermodynamics of equilibrium (the aspect of thermodynamics concerned with thermal equilibrium)
*domain term category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) natural science (the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena)
*derivationally related form*