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|Noun||1.||physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions|
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
absorption factor, absorptivity - (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
dissolubility, solubleness - the property of being dissoluble; "he measure the dissolubility of sugar in water"
drippiness - the physical property of being soft and drippy
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
enthalpy, heat content, total heat, H - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure; "enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work"
randomness, entropy, S - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity"
perceptibility - the property of being perceptible by the mind or the senses
brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, light - the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
imperceptibility - the property of being imperceptible by the mind or the senses
reluctivity - (physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it
sensitivity, sensitiveness - the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences; "a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"; "the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth"
elasticity, snap - the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
malleability, plasticity - the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
inelasticity - the lack of elasticity
unmalleability - a lack of malleability
mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
weight - the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
momentum - the product of a body's mass and its velocity; "the momentum of the particles was deduced from meteoritic velocities"
fugacity - the tendency of a gas to expand or escape
length - the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"
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