HyperDic: chemist

English > 2 senses of the word chemist:
NOUNperson chemista scientist who specializes in chemistry
person chemist, pharmacist, druggist, apothecary, pill pusher, pill rollera health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
chemist > pronunciation
Soundskeh'mihst
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English > chemist: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA scientist who specializes in chemistry.
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
InstancesArrhenius, Svante August ArrheniusSwedish chemist and physicist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927)
Berzelius, Jons Jakob BerzeliusSwedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848)
Black, Joseph BlackBritish chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
Boyle, Robert BoyleIrish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691)
Buchner, Eduard BuchnerGerman organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917)
Bunsen, Robert Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm BunsenGerman chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
Calvin, Melvin CalvinUnited States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)
Carothers, Wallace Carothers, Wallace Hume CarothersUnited States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
Carver, George Washington CarverUnited States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts / peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
Cavendish, Henry CavendishBritish chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density / density of the earth (1731-1810)
Crookes, William Crookes, Sir William CrookesEnglish chemist and physicist
Curie, Marie Curie, Madame Curie, Marya SklodowskaFrench chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes
Curl, Robert Curl, Robert F. Curl, Robert Floyd Curl Jr.American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
Dalton, John DaltonEnglish chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures
Davy, Humphrey Davy, Sir Humphrey DavyEnglish chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
Dewar, Sir James DewarScottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)
Eigen, Manfred EigenGerman chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927)
Erlenmeyer, Richard August Carl Emil ErlenmeyerGerman chemist (1825-1909)
Faraday, Michael FaradayThe English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)
Fischer, Emil Hermann FischerGerman chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
Fischer, Hans FischerGerman chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
Flory, Paul John FloryUnited States chemist who developed methods for studying long-chain molecules (1910-1985)
Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis Gay-LussacFrench chemist and physicist who first isolated boron and who formulated the law describing the behavior of gases under constant pressure (1778-1850)
Gibbs, Josiah Willard GibbsUnited States chemist (1839-1903)
Haber, Fritz HaberGerman chemist noted for the synthetic production of ammonia from the nitrogen in air (1868-1934)
Hahn, Otto HahnGerman chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968)
Hall, Charles Martin HallUnited States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
Hassel, Odd HasselNorwegian chemist noted for his research on organic molecules (1897-1981)
Henry, William HenryEnglish chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
Hevesy, George Charles Hevesy de HevesyHungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)
Heyrovsky, Joroslav HeyrovskyCzechoslovakian chemist who developed polarography (1890-1967)
Hodgkin, Dorothy Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot HodgkinEnglish chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
Hoffmann, Roald HoffmannUnited States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)
Hoffmann, August Wilhelm von HoffmannGerman chemist (1818-1892)
Kekule, Friedrich August Kekule, Friedrich August Kekule von StradonitzGerman chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)
Klaproth, Martin Heinrich KlaprothGerman chemist who pioneered analytical chemistry and discovered three new elements (1743-1817)
Kroto, Harold Kroto, Harold W. Kroto, Sir Harold Walter KrotoBritish chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
Kuhn, Richard KuhnAustrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)
Langmuir, Irving LangmuirUnited States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)
Lavoisier, Antoine Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent LavoisierFrench chemist known as the father of modern chemistry
Libby, Willard Frank LibbyUnited States chemist who developed a method of radiocarbon dating (1908-1980)
Lipscomb, William Nunn Lipscom Jr.United States chemist noted for his theories of molecular structure (born in 1919)
Mendeleyev, Mendeleev, Dmitri Mendeleyev, Dmitri Mendeleev, Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev, Dmitri Ivanovich MendeleevRussian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
Morley, E. W. Morley, Edward Morley, Edward Williams MorleyUnited States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
Mosander, Carl Gustaf MossanderSwedish chemist who discovered rare earth elements (1797-1858)
Muller, Paul Hermann MullerSwiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
Natta, Giulio NattaItalian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979)
Nernst, Walther Hermann NernstGerman physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
Nobel, Alfred Nobel, Alfred Bernhard NobelSwedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
Norrish, Ronald George Wreyford NorrishEnglish chemist (1897-1978)
Onsager, Lars OnsagerUnited States chemist (born in Norway) noted for his work in thermodynamics (1903-1976)
Ostwald, Wilhelm OstwaldGerman chemist (1853-1932)
Pasteur, Louis PasteurFrench chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
Pauling, Linus Pauling, Linus Carl PaulingUnited States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
Priestley, Joseph PriestleyEnglish chemist who isolated many gases and discovered oxygen (independently of Scheele) (1733-1804)
Reichstein, Tadeus ReichsteinA Swiss chemist born in Poland
Roberts, Richard J. Roberts, Richard John RobertsUnited States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
Robinson, Robert Robinson, Sir Robert RobinsonEnglish chemist noted for his studies / studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
Rutherford, Daniel RutherfordBritish chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)
Scheele, Karl Scheele, Karl Wilhelm ScheeleSwedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)
Schonbein, Christian Schonbein, Christian Friedrich SchonbeinGerman chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
Seaborg, Glenn T. Seaborg, Glenn Theodore SeaborgUnited States chemist who was one of the discoverers of plutonium (1912-1999)
Smalley, Richard Smalley, Richard E. Smalley, Richard Errett SmalleyAmerican chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
Soddy, Frederick SoddyEnglish chemist whose work on radioactive disintegration led to the discovery of isotopes (1877-1956)
Solvay, Ernest SolvayBelgian chemist who developed the Solvay process and built factories exploiting it (1838-1922)
Sorensen, Soren Peter Lauritz SorensenDanish chemist who devised the pH scale (1868-1939)
Todd, Sir Alexander Robertus Todd, Lord ToddScottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
Urey, Harold Urey, Harold Clayton UreyUnited States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
Wilkinson, Sir Geoffrey WilkinsonEnglish chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
Windaus, Adolf WindausGerman chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959)
Wollaston, William Hyde WollastonEnglish chemist and physicist who discovered palladium and rhodium and demonstrated that static and current electricity are the same (1766-1828)
Woodward, Bob Woodward, Robert Woodward, Robert Burns WoodwardUnited States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
Ziegler, Karl Waldemar ZieglerGerman chemist honored for his research on polymers (1898-1973)
Zsigmondy, Richard Adolph ZsigmondyGerman chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929)
le Chatelier, Henry le ChatelierFrench chemist who formulated Le Chatelier's principle (1850-1936)
Narrowerbiochemistsomeone with special training in biochemistry
nuclear chemist, radiochemistA chemist who specializes in nuclear chemistry
phytochemistA chemist who specializes in the chemistry of plants
BroaderscientistA person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
Spanishquímica, químico
Catalanquímica, químic
Nounschemistrythe science of matter
English > chemist: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs.
Synonymspharmacist, druggist, apothecary, pill pusher, pill roller
Narrowerpharmacologist, pharmaceutical chemistsomeone trained in the science of drugs (their composition / composition and uses and effects)
Broaderhealth professional, primary care provider, PCP, health care provider, caregiverA person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
Spanishapotecario, boticario, farmacéutica, farmacéutico
Catalanapotecari, farmacèutica, farmacèutic, farmàcia
Nounschemistrythe science of matter

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