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scientist

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noun sci·en·tist \ˈsī-ən-tist\

Simple Definition of scientist

  • : a person who is trained in a science and whose job involves doing scientific research or solving scientific problems

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scientist

  1. 1 :  a person learned in science and especially natural science :  a scientific investigator

  2. 2 capitalized :  christian scientist

Origin of scientist

Latin scientia


First Known Use: 1834



SCIENTIST Defined for Kids

scientist

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noun sci·en·tist \ˈsī-ən-təst\

Definition of scientist for Students

  1. :  a person who studies, specializes in, or investigates a field of science and does scientific work




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scientist

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noun sci·en·tist \ˈsī-ənt-əst\

Medical Definition of scientist

  1. :  a person learned in science and especially natural science :  a scientific investigator




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