HyperDic: scientist

English > 1 sense of the word scientist:
NOUNperson scientista person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
scientist > pronunciation
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English > scientist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences.
InstancesBacon, Roger BaconEnglish scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation
Franklin, Benjamin Franklinprinter whose success as an author led him to take up politics
Galton, Francis Galton, Sir Francis GaltonEnglish scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology
Harvey, William HarveyEnglish physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood
Hooke, Robert HookeEnglish scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introduced the term 'cell' into biology and invented a balance spring for watches (1635-1703)
Narrowerbibliotistsomeone who engages in bibliotics
biologist, life scientist(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
chemistA scientist who specializes in chemistry
cognitive scientistA scientist who studies cognitive processes
computer scientistA scientist who specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computers
cosmographer, cosmographistA scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
geologistA specialist in geology
linguist, linguistic scientistA specialist in linguistics
mathematicianA person skilled in mathematics
medical scientistA scientist who studies disease processes
microscopistA scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes
mineralogistA scientist trained in mineralogy
oceanographerA scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas
paleontologist, palaeontologist, fossilistA specialist in paleontology
physicistA scientist trained in physics
principal investigator, PIThe scientist in charge of an experiment / experiment or research project
psychologistA scientist trained in psychology
radiologic technologistA scientist trained in radiological technology
research worker, researcher, investigatorA scientist who devotes himself to doing research
social scientistsomeone expert in the study of human society and its personal relationships
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcientífica, científico
Catalancientífic
Nounssciencea particular branch of scientific knowledge

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