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Definition of "co-discoverer" [co-discoverer]

  • Someone who is the first of two or more people to discover something (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "co-discoverer" in a sentence
  • "I'm applying for Radiology-Imagenology residency in my country, and as a fan of Nikola Tesla, I think it's also important to mention his name as co-discoverer of X-rays."
  • "In 1979 Francis Crick, the co-discoverer of DNA, lamented the blunderbuss nature of existing technologies."
  • ""This really is the first Goldilocks planet," said co-discoverer R. Paul Butler of the Carnegie Institution of Washington."