scientists

[ sahy-uh n-tist ]SEE DEFINITION OF scientists
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The trouble of one generation of scientists may be turned to the honour and service of the next.

I do not approve of so much ignorance of each other's work on the part of our scientists.

"It was just a summons to another meeting of the council of scientists," he said to Carnes.

Hadley nodded to the two scientists and they took the seats he indicated.

The debates of the scientists, it appears, are not yet closed.

Scientists may not agree with us, but such is kitchen practice.

This hunting was done by newly recruited soldiers and scientists.

The papers had taken it seriously; perhaps the scientists would.

The germ itself is not known, and no animal has been discovered on which scientists can experiment.

Washington sent a group of scientists to investigate the situation.

WORD ORIGIN

1834, a hybrid coined from Latin scientia (see science) by the Rev. William Whewell (1794-1866), English polymath, by analogy with artist, in the same paragraph in which he coined physicist (q.v.).