physical chemistry definition

  • noun:
    • Scientific analysis of the properties and behavior of substance methods mostly by actual theory and method, because, for example, the thermodynamic analysis of macroscopic chemical phenomena.
    • The technology that makes use of theories and practices from physics to analyze chemical systems.
    • the branch of biochemistry working with the physical properties of chemical compounds

Related Sources

  • Hypernym for "physical chemistry"
  • Cross Reference for "physical chemistry"
53 votes

How would you define physical chemistry?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!