Definition of scientist in English:


Line breaks: sci¦en|tist
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪəntɪst


  • A person who is studying or has expert knowledge of one or more of the natural or physical sciences: a research scientist
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    • As much as our scientists would love to study these things, people are in danger and we need to fight back.
    • My father was a scientist studying the virus and when Diana got it he devoted his life to finding a cure.
    • The scientists in their study said humans are especially unique in their ability to put off instant rewards.
    researcher, technologist
    British informal boffin

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