Definition of Physical ability

1. Noun. The ability to perform some physical act; contrasting with mental ability.

Generic synonyms: Ability
Specialized synonyms: Voice

Lexicographical Neighbors of Physical Ability

physic finger
physic fingers
physic nut
physical ability (current term)
physical age
physical allergy
physical anthropology
physical attraction
physical attractiveness
physical body
physical break
physical breaks
physical change
physical chemistry
physical constant
physical constants
physical containment
physical culture

Literary usage of Physical ability

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"... plaster cast for 0 months, physical ability impaired, Ferguson v. Truax, 132 Wis. 478, 14 LRA(NS) 350, 110 NW 395, 13 Ann. Cas. ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"It presents a wide variety of age, size, and physical ability. We have only the open fields, the winding country roads, and the simple equipment that can be ..."

3. The Penal Code of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch, John H. McKune (1872)
"No conviction for rape can be had against one who was under the age of fourteen years at the time of the act alleged, unless his physical ability to ..."

4. The Penal Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1874)
"When physical ability must be proved. Penetration sufficient. Punishment of rape. Reg. vs. Saunders, id., p. 265. In Scotland it has been held to be rape. ..."

5. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1920)
"... for performing a series of graded exercises, or better, "stunts" which are in effect a series of rough standard tests of physical ability and condition. ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"If any, of her physical ability to perform the ordinary duties of her life, caused by said Injury; and whether her said injuries are of a permanent or ..."

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