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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who works or specializes in the science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the transformations that they undergo

Usage examples (34)
  • As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.
  • It would not be possible to itemise all the fields in which the chemist is actively interested at the present time.
  • In professional circles I blunder through calling somebody a chemist is almost as insulting as calling them a butcher ......
  • He replies, loftily, A chemist is a soup-pusher, a stink-operator. for more
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