scientist noun

ADJ. brilliant, good, great | distinguished, eminent, famous, leading, respected | trained | chief, senior | serious | mad (often humorous) She had an image of a mad scientist working in his laboratory. | professional | amateur | independent | government | fellow She gave a lecture to 2,000 fellow scientists in Kyoto. | experimental, laboratory, research | applied | natural, physical | agricultural, earth, environmental, food, marine, soil | atomic, nuclear | rocket (often humorous) You don't have to be a rocket scientist (= very clever) to do this job. | forensic, medical | behavioural, political, social | computer | young a contest for young scientists

QUANT. group, team

SCIENTIST + VERB be interested in sth, be involved in sth, specialize in sth, study sth, work (on sth) scientists interested in Antarctic research | know sth | estimate sth The scientists estimate that nearly two-thirds of the continent has become drier over the past 60 years. | argue sth, believe sth, claim sth, say sth, suggest sth, warn (of) sth Scientists warned of even greater eruptions to come. | examine sth | discover sth, find sth, identify sth, reveal sth | agree (on) sth, conclude sth | disagree (on) sth | report sth | develop sth Scientists have developed an injection that doesn't use a needle. > Note at JOB