PhysicsThe branch of physics that studies the deformation and flow of matter.
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1920, coined by Eugene C. Bingham, a professor at Lafayette College, following a suggestion by a colleague, Markus Reiner; inspired by aphorism πάντα ῥεῖ ta panta rhei “everything flows” by Simplicius of Cilicia. Formed from Ancient Greek ῥέω (rhéō, “flow”) + -logy (“study of”) (suffix ultimately from Ancient Greek). See also rheo-.
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