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Definition of "scientist" []

  • A person having expert knowledge of one or more sciences, especially a natural or physical science. (noun)
  • A person who studies or practises any of the sciences or who uses scientific methods (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "scientist" in a sentence
  • "Less weight, in fact, because our scientist is an "expert" and therefore, an "elitist.""
  • "I'm a little surprised that people react so badly to your job because I think being a scientist is the coolest job in the world!"
  • "When you think of the word scientist, like most, you might immediately conjure up images of a guy in a laboratory and a white lab coat doing experiments, and it usually has a clinical depiction."