What does Scientist mean?

Definitions for Scientist
ˈsaɪ ən tɪstSci·en·tist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scientist(noun)

    a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences

Wiktionary

  1. scientist(Noun)

    One whose activities make use of the scientific method to answer questions regarding the measurable universe. A scientist may be involved in original research, or make use of the results of the research of others.

    Etymology: stem scientia with suffix -ist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scientist(noun)

    one learned in science; a scientific investigator; one devoted to scientific study; a savant

Freebase

  1. Scientist

    A scientist, in a broad sense, is one engaging in a systematic activity to acquire knowledge. In a more restricted sense, a scientist is an individual who uses the scientific method. The person may be an expert in one or more areas of science. This article focuses on the more restricted use of the word. Scientists perform research toward a more comprehensive understanding of nature, including physical, mathematical and social realms. Philosophy can be seen as a distinct activity, which is aimed towards a more comprehensive understanding of intangible aspects of reality and experience that cannot be physically measured. Scientists are also distinct from engineers, those who design, build and maintain devices for particular situations. When science is done with a goal toward practical utility, it is called applied science. An applied scientist may not be designing something in particular, but rather is conducting research with the aim of developing new technologies and practical methods. When science is done with an inclusion of intangible aspects of reality it is called natural philosophy.

Editors Contribution

  1. scientist

    A person with the specific and accurate ability, experience, knowledge, qualification, training, role and responsibility for a specific element of science and an accurate job title and job person specification.

    Scientists vary in a range of industries across the world and are all respected.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scientist' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4382

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scientist' in Nouns Frequency: #836

How to pronounce Scientist?

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How to say Scientist in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scientist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scientist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Scientist in a Sentence

  1. Phyllis McGinley:

    Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shop-talk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist, and there are those who said it's the character. They are wrong : it is the willpower.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We often hear that nothing is certain in this world, except Death and Taxes. This line was written more than 120 years ago by Benjamin Franklin, in his letter (dated November 13, 1789) to fellow scientist friend Jean-Baptiste Leroy. Benjamin Franklin wrote in French: “….dans ce monde, il n’y a rien d’assure que la mort et les impôts.” This can be translated as “….in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” It's really amazing that the statement by Benjamin Franklin is still valid, well-accepted and so well-utilized even today, more than 120 years later.

  4. Debbie Sterling:

    Growing up as a little girl, I certainly had no interest in becoming a scientist or mathematician or engineer, i thought it was a boys-only club for geniuses. And I pictured this old white man in a lab coat with no friends.

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Entering a cell, penetrating deep as a flying saucer to find a new galaxy would be an honorable task for a new scientist interested more in the inner state of the soul than in outer space.

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