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ˈfɪz ə sɪstphysi·cist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. physicistnoun

    a scientist trained in physics

Wiktionary

  1. physicistnoun

    A person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics, especially at a professional level.

  2. physicistnoun

    A believer in the theory that the fundamental phenomena of life are to be explained upon purely chemical and physical principles (opposed to vitalist).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Physicistnoun

    one versed in physics

  2. Physicistnoun

    a believer in the theory that the fundamental phenomena of life are to be explained upon purely chemical and physical principles; -- opposed to vitalist

Freebase

  1. Physicist

    A physicist is a scientist who does research in physics. Physicists study a wide range of physical phenomena in many branches of physics spanning all length scales: from sub-atomic particles of which all ordinary matter is made to the behavior of the material Universe as a whole.

Editors Contribution

  1. physicist

    A scientist with the accurate and specific ability, experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications, training and tools to study, research and create in physics.

    My husband is a physicist and loves his work with a passion.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 20, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of physicist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

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    The numerical value of physicist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of physicist in a Sentence

  1. John Holdren:

    As University of California physicist John Holdren has said, it is possible that carbon dioxide climate-induced famines could kill as many as a billion people before the year 2020.

  2. Don Felder:

    Tom Petty was one of my guitar students; I knew Duane, and Stephen and I had a band. When he left, Bernie Leadon moved to Gainesville. His father was a nuclear physicist who was sent to the University of Florida to start their nuclear research facility, so he and I became friends.

  3. Ron Jeremy:

    My father is a physicist - and to some extent he has some physicist's envy for my vocation.

  4. Eugene Paul Wigner:

    Physics is becoming so unbelievably complex that it is taking longer and longer to train a physicist. It is taking so long, in fact, to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    The physicist cannot simply surrender to the philosopher the critical contemplation of the theoretical foundations for he himself knows best and feels most surely where the shoe pinches.... he must try to make clear in his own mind just how far the concepts which he uses are justified... The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

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