scientist

scientist
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. expert, specialist, investigator, laboratory technologist, laboratory technician, savant, natural philosopher, student of natural history, student of natural phenomena, explorer, research worker, research assistant, learned person, serious student, seeker after knowledge, Doctor of Science, Ph.D., scientific thinker, pure scientist, applied scientist, a Pasteur, an Einstein, a regular Einstein*.
Scientists include: anatomist, astrologist, cosmologist, astronomer, botanist, zoologist, biologist, chemist, biochemist, geneticist, embryologist, meteorologist, geologist, geographer, mathematician, physicist, psychiatrist, psychologist, astrophysicist, spectroscopist, spectral analyst, ecologist, biophysicist, bacteriologist, marine biologist, oceanographer, geopolitician, systematic botanist, industrial chemist, manufacturing chemist, chemurgist, pharmacist, chemical engineer, nuclear engineer, nuclear physicist, sanitary engineer, agronomist, entomologist, ornithologist, endocrinologist, radiologist, audiologist, histologist, immunologist, oncologist, toxicologist, pathologist, graphologist, geophysicist, cartographer, neurologist, neurophysicist, paleontologist, paleobotanist, seismologist, volcanologist, structural geologist, oil geologist, mineralogist, metallurgist, anthropologist, ethnologist, comparative anatomist, Egyptologist, archaeologist, ethnobiologist, sociologist, linguist, dialectologist, folklorist; see also dentist , doctor , professor .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
researcher, expert, authority, investigator, analyst, scientific detective, prober, scholar, inquirer, examiner, tester, scientific sleuth, experimenter, lab technician. seescience

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