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A scientist who specializes in physics.


(General Physics) a person versed in or studying physics


(ˈfɪz ə sɪst)

a scientist who specializes in physics.


1. 'physician'

A physician is a doctor, especially one who treats illnesses or injuries using medicine rather than surgery. Physician is a formal or old-fashioned word.

...a highly respected Victorian physician and surgeon.
2. 'physicist'

A physicist is a person who studies physics or does research connected with physics.

...a nuclear physicist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.physicist - a scientist trained in physicsphysicist - a scientist trained in physics  
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
acoustician - a physicist who specializes in acoustics
astronomer, uranologist, stargazer - a physicist who studies astronomy
biophysicist - a physicist who applies the methods of physics to biology
nuclear physicist - a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
scientist - a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
Charles Hard Townes, Charles Townes, Townes - United States physicist who developed the laser and maser principles for producing high-intensity radiation (1915-)
عالِم طَبيعيّاتفِيزْيَائِي
nhà vật lý


[ˈfɪzɪsɪst] Nfísico/a m/f


[ˈfɪzɪsɪst] nphysicien(ne) m/f
He's a physicist → Il est physicien.


nPhysiker(in) m(f)


[ˈfɪzɪsɪst] nfisico


(ˈfiziks) noun singular
the study of natural phenomena such as heat, light, sound, electricity, magnetism etc but not usually chemistry or biology. Physics is his main subject at university.
ˈphysicist (-sist) noun
a person who studies, or is an expert in, physics.


فِيزْيَائِي fyzik fysiker Physiker φυσικός físico fyysikko physicien fizičar fisico 物理学者 물리학자 fysicus fysiker fizyk físico физик fysiker นักฟิสิกส์ fizikçi nhà vật lý 物理学家
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Even when a treatise on medicine or natural science is brought out in verse, the name of poet is by custom given to the author; and yet Homer and Empedocles have nothing in common but the metre, so that it would be right to call the one poet, the other physicist rather than poet.
He is speculating in railways," said Lord Wilmore, "and as he is an expert chemist and physicist, he has invented a new system of telegraphy, which he is seeking to bring to perfection.
Did not an immortal physicist and interpreter of hieroglyphs write detestable verses?
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Known as the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS), the experiment is designed to provide, among other things, a definitive answer to the question that has tantalized nuclear physicists for more than 30 years: does the Higgs Boson exist?
Any further progress toward understanding the most fundamental constituents of the universe will require physicists to abandon the now ossified ideology" of string theory, writes Woit.
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Einstein was one of the most influential physicists ever and one of the most famous figures of the 20th century.