[ noun ] a person with advanced knowledge of one of more sciences



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(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

In 1819 under royal command he undertook a very successful geological expedition to Bornholm , one of the Danish islands , being one of three scientists in the expedition .

(L. Don Leet and Florence J. Leet, editors, The World of...)

Scientists and fishermen have occasionally seen strange by-products of the phenomenon .

(Robert E. Lane, The Liberties of Wit: Humanism, Critici...)

Scientists often turn_out to be idiosyncratic , too .

(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)

We may also recognize cases in which the poets have influenced the philosophers and even indirectly the scientists .

(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)

Dr._A._V._Astin , NBS_Director , opened the 5 - day session with introductory remarks , following which a total of twenty-six papers were given throughout the week by NBS scientists , from both the Washington and Boulder_Laboratories .