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Physical Entity

Definition of the noun physical entity

What does physical entity mean as a name of something?


  1. an entity that has physical existence
    • lexical domain: Tops - unique beginner for nouns
    • more generic word: entity = that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence
    • more specific terms:

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Physical Entity

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Metaphysics (2011)

by Gary Rosenkrantz, Joshua Hoffman

One such definition goes something like the following: a physical entity or property is one to which the laws ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography (2015)

by Susan Mayhew

identify some particularly 'geographical' ontological concepts: continuant—physical entity with spacelike part; occurrent— physical entity with timelike parts; location—a piece of physical space; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media and Communication (2013)

by Marcel Danesi

physical entity, the physical entity being at most the concrete occurrence of a pertinent expressive form; - a sign is not a fixed semiotic entity, but rather a variable entity where expression and content converge. The sign, therefore, cannot be ...

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities: Over 7,100 Terms on Airlines (2008)

by Homero E. Martinez

Asia is a non-homogeneous physical entity. In regard to its size and diversity, Asia is more a cultural concept incorporating a ...

Google previewInheritance, Defaults and the Lexicon (2006)

by Ted Briscoe, Ann Copestake, Valeria de Paiva

There are a few generalisations; a part of some physical entity will also be a physical entity, part of some time period will also be a ...

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