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(science and technology)
A person having the training, ability, and desire to seek new knowledge, new principles, and new materials in some field of science.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

What does it mean when you dream about a scientist?

As a learned person who discovers, invents, and develops new ideas, the scientist represents experimentation and invention. In the popular mind, the scientist also symbolizes eccentricity and absentmindedness.

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A scientist studying hearing at the University of California at San Francisco is now suffering what Blakemore has endured for years.
Probing is investigative in nature and takes place outside of the scientist's core knowledge domain.

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