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Meaning of SCIENTIST

Pronunciation:  'sIuntist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person with advanced knowledge of one of more sciences
 

SCIENTIST is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: man of science
 
 See Also: Bacon, Benjamin Franklin, bibliotist, biologist, chemist, cognitive scientist, computer scientist, cosmographer, cosmographist, fossilist, Francis Galton, Franklin, Galton, geologist, Harvey, Hooke, intellect, intellectual, investigator, life scientist, linguist, linguistic scientist, mathematician, medical scientist, microscopist, mineralogist, oceanographer, palaeontologist, paleontologist, physicist, PI, principal investigator, psychologist, radiologic technologist, research worker, researcher, Robert Hooke, Roger Bacon, seismologist, Sir Francis Galton, social scientist, William Harvey

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sci"en*tist\, n.
One learned in science; a scientific investigator; one
devoted to scientific study; a savant. [Recent]

Note: Twenty years ago I ventured to propose one [a name for
      the class of men who give their lives to scientific
      study] which has been slowly finding its way to general
      adoption; and the word scientist, though scarcely
      euphonious, has gradually assumed its place in our
      vocabulary. --B. A. Gould (Address, 1869).



 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a scientist means experimentation, invention, and to a certain degree, eccentricity.
 

 

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