Definition of scientist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

scientist

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NAmE//ˈsaɪəntɪst//
 
 
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 a person who studies one or more of the natural sciences (= for example, physics, chemistry, and biology) a research scientist nuclear scientists scientists and engineers the cartoon figure of the mad scientist working in his laboratory see also computer science, political scientist, rocket scientist, social scientist
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