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physicist

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Definition a scientist trained in physics
  • Einstein was a famous physicist.
  • "Levers," the small planetary objects physicist said, slapping his forehead.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • I was a pretty good physicist in my time.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • 'Dogmatic Freudians are generally to be regarded as akin to the medieval physicists who preceded the era of Galileo.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I'm a bacteriologist, not a physicist.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He was an astronomer, a physicist, a mathematician and philosopher all in one.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • He was probably a physicist.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • The quantum physicists have it right; they are beginning to think like Indians: Everything is connected dynamically at an intimate level.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • I'm a physicist," replied the woman coolly.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Already, Japanese physicists had entered the city with Lauritsen electroscopes and Neher electrometers; they understood the idea all too well.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • He is a physicist down at the nuclear plant.
    Dori Sanders  --  Clover
  • But I've got what I need ... Why don't you get yourself a good physicist?
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • Your father's a physicist.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Ray Charles, a blind man, had tremendous musical accomplishments, and Stephen Hawking, the physicist, is a genius despite motor neuron disease.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • The physicist toyed with his pencil and stared into space for a while.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • Hoerni was a Swiss-born physicist with a degree from Cambridge.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • At the age of thirty, he was recognized as the greatest physicist of his time.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • During the 1950's, all the great advisers had been physicists: Teller and Oppenheimer and Bruckman and Weidner.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Apparently they were engineers who understood the languages of neither the French physicist Arago nor the English physicist Faraday.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Instead he became a mathematical physicist.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky

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