Definition of Physicist

1. Noun. A scientist trained in physics.

Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Specialized synonyms: Acoustician, Astronomer, Stargazer, Uranologist, Biophysicist, Nuclear Physicist, Charles Hard Townes, Charles Townes, Townes
Generic synonyms: Scientist
Specialized synonyms: Al-hasan Ibn Al-haytham, Al-haytham, Alhacen, Alhazen, Ibn Al-haytham, Anderson, Phil Anderson, Philip Anderson, Philip Warren Anderson, Appleton, Edward Appleton, Sir Edward Victor Appleton, Archimedes, Arrhenius, Svante August Arrhenius, Amedeo Avogadro, Avogadro, Bardeen, John Bardeen, Antoine Henri Becquerel, Becquerel, Henri Becquerel, Bernoulli, Daniel Bernoulli, Boltzmann, Ludwig Boltzmann, Bertram Brockhouse, Brockhouse, Carnot, Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot, Sadi Carnot, Cavendish, Henry Cavendish, Charles, Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charles, Jacques Charles, Charles Augustin De Coulomb, Coulomb, Crookes, Sir William Crookes, William Crookes, Curie, Pierre Curie, Dalton, John Dalton, Dewar, Sir James Dewar, Christian Johann Doppler, Doppler, Albert Einstein, Einstein, Esaki, Leo Esaki, Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, Faraday, Michael Faraday, Fechner, Gustav Theodor Fechner, Foucault, Jean Bernard Leon Foucault, Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, Fourier, Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, Franck, James Franck, Augustin Jean Fresnel, Fresnel, Emil Klaus Julius Fuchs, Fuchs, Klaus Fuchs, Dennis Gabor, Gabor, Gamow, George Gamow, Gay-lussac, Joseph Louis Gay-lussac, Geiger, Hans Geiger, Gilbert, William Gilbert, Goddard, Robert Hutchings Goddard, Hawking, Stephen Hawking, Stephen William Hawking, Heaviside, Oliver Heaviside, Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand Von Helmholtz, Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand Von Helmholtz, Hermann Von Helmholtz, Henry, Joseph Henry, Heinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph Hertz, Hertz, Hess, Victor Franz Hess, Victor Hess, Christiaan Huygens, Christian Huygens, Huygens, Jean-frederic Joliot, Jean-frederic Joliot-curie, Joliot, Joliot-curie, Irene Joliot-curie, Joliot-curie, James Prescott Joule, Joule, Alfred Kastler, Kastler, First Baron Kelvin, Kelvin, William Thompson, G. R. Kirchhoff, Gustav Robert Kirchhoff, Kirchhoff, Landau, Lev Davidovich Landau, Lenard, Philipp Lenard, Gabriel Lippmann, Lippmann, Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, Sir Oliver Lodge, Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Lorentz, Ernst Mach, Mach, J. C. Maxwell, James Clerk Maxwell, Maxwell, Fritz W. Meissner, Meissner, A. A. Michelson, Albert Abraham Michelson, Albert Michelson, Michelson, Millikan, Robert Andrews Millikan, Louis Eugene Felix Neel, Neel, Nernst, Walther Hermann Nernst, Isaac Newton, Newton, Sir Isaac Newton, Hans Christian Oersted, Oersted, Georg Simon Ohm, Ohm, Henri Pitot, Pitot, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck, Max Planck, Planck, Cecil Frank Powell, Powell, Aleksandr Mikjailovich Prokhorov, Aleksandr Prokhorov, Prokhorov, John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Rayleigh, Third Baron Rayleigh, Reaumur, Rene Antoine Ferchault De Reaumur, Roentgen, Rontgen, Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad Rontgen, Ernest Rutherford, First Baron Rutherford, First Baron Rutherford Of Nelson, Rutherford, Shockley, William Bradford Shockley, William Shockley, Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, Thompson, Joseph John Thomson, Sir Joseph John Thomson, Thomson, George Paget Thomson, Sir George Paget Thomson, Thomson, Evangelista Torricelli, Torricelli, John Tyndall, Tyndall, James Alfred Van Allen, Van Allen, Robert Jemison Van De Graaff, Robert Van De Graaff, Van De Graaff, Johannes Diderik Van Der Waals, Johannes Van Der Waals, Van Der Waals, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, John Van Vleck, Van Vleck, Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta, Conte Alessandro Volta, Count Alessandro Volta, Volta, Weber, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Steven Weinberg, Weinberg, Sir Charles Wheatstone, Wheatstone, Robert Woodrow Wilson, Wilson, William Hyde Wollaston, Wollaston, Chen N. Yang, Yang Chen Ning, Thomas Young, Young, Pieter Zeeman, Zeeman, Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, Zworykin
Derivative terms: Physics



Definition of Physicist

1. n. One versed in physics.

Definition of Physicist

1. Noun. A person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics, especially at a professional level. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) A believer in the theory that the fundamental phenomena of life are to be explained upon purely chemical and physical principles (opposed to (term vitalist)). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Physicist

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Medical Definition of Physicist

1. One versed in physics. 2. A believer in the theory that the fundamental phenomena of life are to be explained upon purely chemical and physical principles; opposed to vitalist. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Physicist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Careers for Women by Catherine Filene (1920)
"THE physicist PROFESSOR MARGARET E. MALTBY Columbia University Description of occupation THE woman physicist in the strict sense is a rara avis. ..."

2. Careers for Women by Catherine Filene (1920)
"THE physicist PROFESSOR MARGARET E. MALTBY Columbia University Description of occupation THE woman physicist in the strict sense is a rara avis. ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclop├Ždia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"Bell, Alexander Graham, elected in 1883, physicist and in ventor of the telephone, Washington, DC Billing;, John Shaw, elected in 1883, physician, ..."

4. Leading American Men of Science by David Starr Jordan (1910)
"HENRY AUGUSTUS ROWLAND physicist 1848-1901 BY IRA REMSEN SOME persons ... Next came the father of the physicist. He also received the name Henry Augustus. ..."

5. Leading American Men of Science by David Starr Jordan (1910)
"HENRY AUGUSTUS ROWLAND physicist 1848-1901 BY IRA REMSEN SOME persons ... Next came the father of the physicist. He also received the name Henry Augustus. ..."

6. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: As Far as by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"'As the old have pung, so chirrup the young', 448. Helmholtz, the physicist; '639. Friese, Elks fighting; '565. ..."

7. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"After a separation occurred, the breach widened by loss of material from the * Associate physicist, US Bureau of Standards. t Assistant physicist, ..."

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