The Question keeps arising: What is a scientist?
According to the American Heritage Dictionary of the English:
A person who is engaged in and has expert knowledge of a science, especially a biological or physical science. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English
A scientist, in a broad sense, is a person engaging in a systematic activity to acquire knowledge. In a more restricted sense, a scientist may refer to an individual who uses the scientific method. The person may be an expert in one or more areas of science.
A scientist is a person who studies or has expertise in science. A scientist tries to understand how our world, or other things, work. Scientists make observations, ask questions and do extensive research work in finding the answers to these questions.
10 Feb 2015 – A scientist is someone who wears a lab coat 24/7, right? Who speaks in a language the public can’t understand, and who’s a nerd to the nth …
a. A college or university teacher who ranks above an associate professor.b. A teacher or instructor.
- One who professes.
And according to the good old Oxford English Dictionary.
A Professor is one who teaches his profession.