Definition of Physical Computer
The physical computer is the actual physical entity of a computer. This typically is limited to the server/desktop/tower, although it can also be other form factors such as laptops. The term is used to distinguish between hardware based computers and cloud-based virtual machines.
Brief Description of Physical Computer
A physical computer or a physical machine is a hardware device. It consists of a one to one connection that provides a bridge between the underlying hardware and the software. Virtualization technology enables the physical computer to execute different virtual computers / machines that access the physical computer’s processor and memory via a hypervisor.