Definition of Chemist

1. Noun. A scientist who specializes in chemistry.

Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Specialized synonyms: Biochemist, Nuclear Chemist, Radiochemist, Phytochemist
Generic synonyms: Scientist
Specialized synonyms: Arrhenius, Svante August Arrhenius, Berzelius, Jons Jakob Berzelius, Black, Joseph Black, Boyle, Robert Boyle, Buchner, Eduard Buchner, Bunsen, Robert Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, Calvin, Melvin Calvin, Carothers, Wallace Carothers, Wallace Hume Carothers, Carver, George Washington Carver, Cavendish, Henry Cavendish, Crookes, Sir William Crookes, William Crookes, Curie, Madame Curie, Marie Curie, Marya Sklodowska, Curl, Robert Curl, Robert F. Curl, Robert Floyd Curl Jr., Dalton, John Dalton, Davy, Humphrey Davy, Sir Humphrey Davy, Dewar, Sir James Dewar, Eigen, Manfred Eigen, Erlenmeyer, Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer, Faraday, Michael Faraday, Emil Hermann Fischer, Fischer, Fischer, Hans Fischer, Flory, Paul John Flory, Gay-lussac, Joseph Louis Gay-lussac, Gibbs, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Fritz Haber, Haber, Hahn, Otto Hahn, Charles Martin Hall, Hall, Hassel, Odd Hassel, Henry, William Henry, George Charles Hevesy De Hevesy, Hevesy, Heyrovsky, Joroslav Heyrovsky, Dorothy Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin, Hodgkin, Hoffmann, Roald Hoffmann, August Wilhelm Von Hoffmann, Hoffmann, Friedrich August Kekule, Friedrich August Kekule Von Stradonitz, Kekule, Klaproth, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, Harold Kroto, Harold W. Kroto, Kroto, Sir Harold Walter Kroto, Kuhn, Richard Kuhn, Irving Langmuir, Langmuir, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Antoine Lavoisier, Lavoisier, Henry Le Chatelier, Le Chatelier, Libby, Willard Frank Libby, Lipscomb, William Nunn Lipscom Jr., Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev, Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev, Dmitri Mendeleev, Dmitri Mendeleyev, Mendeleev, Mendeleyev, E. W. Morley, Edward Morley, Edward Williams Morley, Morley, Carl Gustaf Mossander, Mosander, Muller, Paul Hermann Muller, Giulio Natta, Natta, Nernst, Walther Hermann Nernst, Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Alfred Nobel, Nobel, Norrish, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, Lars Onsager, Onsager, Ostwald, Wilhelm Ostwald, Louis Pasteur, Pasteur, Linus Carl Pauling, Linus Pauling, Pauling, Joseph Priestley, Priestley, Reichstein, Tadeus Reichstein, Richard J. Roberts, Richard John Roberts, Roberts, Robert Robinson, Robinson, Sir Robert Robinson, Daniel Rutherford, Rutherford, Karl Scheele, Karl Wilhelm Scheele, Scheele, Christian Friedrich Schonbein, Christian Schonbein, Schonbein, Glenn T. Seaborg, Glenn Theodore Seaborg, Seaborg, Richard E. Smalley, Richard Errett Smalley, Richard Smalley, Smalley, Frederick Soddy, Soddy, Ernest Solvay, Solvay, Soren Peter Lauritz Sorensen, Sorensen, Lord Todd, Sir Alexander Robertus Todd, Todd, Harold Clayton Urey, Harold Urey, Urey, Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Adolf Windaus, Windaus, William Hyde Wollaston, Wollaston, Bob Woodward, Robert Burns Woodward, Robert Woodward, Woodward, Karl Waldemar Ziegler, Ziegler, Richard Adolph Zsigmondy, Zsigmondy
Derivative terms: Chemistry

2. Noun. A health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs.

Definition of Chemist

1. n. A person versed in chemistry or given to chemical investigation; an analyst; a maker or seller of chemicals or drugs.

Definition of Chemist

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

2. Noun. (chiefly British NZ) A pharmacist. ¹

3. Noun. (chiefly British NZ) A pharmacy. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) An alchemist. ¹

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Definition of Chemist

1. one versed in chemistry [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chemist

1. 1. A specialist or expert in chemistry. 2. Pharmacist (British). (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chemist

chemist (current term)
chemist's shop
chemistry department
chemistry lab
chemistry laboratory

Literary usage of Chemist

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

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"Contributions of the chemist to the Wine Industry: Charles S. Ash, consulting chemist. Contributions of the chemist to the Copper Industry: JBF Herreshoff, ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1854)
"THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL chemist. WHEN a serious accident occurs from the administration of an overdose of a strong medicine, ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Societyby American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
""Contributions of the chemist to the Sugar Industry," by WD Home, Consulting chemist. "Contributions of the chemist to the Incandescent Gas Mantle Industry ..."

4. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1852)
"Resolved, That it shall be the duty of the agricultural chemist of the Board, when he shall have analyzed the soils of a county, to prepare a practical ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1912)
"It is alleged that the defendant, the state chemist of Indiana, is asserting that the complainant's manufacture is one of the concentrated commercial ..."

6. Careers for Women by Catherine Filene (1920)
"THE PAPER chemist JESSIE E. MINOR Paper chemist, Hamersley Manufacturing Company ... The work of a paper-mill chemist, as of many other industrial chemists, ..."

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