from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who researches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who conducts research. In the field of scientific research, also called an investigator or scientist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who makes researches; one who is engaged in research.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a scientist who devotes himself to doing research


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