A (sometimes) brilliant person who dedicates huge amounts of time, thought and money to writing a research paper but is somehow unable to make this research paper comprehensible to any other member of the human race.
"The model uses a multilayered canopy submodel of photosynthesis and phenology initially developed for the PnET-Day and PnET-II models by Aber et al."
by GiBe June 07, 2005
According to Hollywood, a person wearing a white apron and glasses, who can accomplish any scientific or technological task in a relatively short period of time.
Evil leader: "Is the fusion machine ready?"
Subordinate: "Not yet sir, but we'll get more scientists and finish on schedule."
by _Henry_ March 30, 2009
A free-thinking idividual that applies rules of logic, reason and experimentation to see how the world works, i.e a type of philosopher.
by Dr Agnostic August 10, 2003
A natural philosopher.
Perhaps some of the some most important people ever. Where would we be without them? We wouldn't even have urban dictionary without them. Who would save the earth if it were on the brink of a nuclear holocaust? An artist? Nope, don't think so.
Scientists improve the world and you know it, bitch.
by xjelly-jellx October 04, 2010
A person who is baffled.
Scientists baffled as tremors subside, easing quake fears.

Jesus on toast leaves scientists baffled.
by Rafcio March 29, 2008
A person who is able to use the words "horrifying" and "fascinating" in the same sentence, unironically.
As a scientist, I find the mindset behind *insert cultural atrocity* both horrifying and fascinating and I want to study it.
by RavenAngel November 28, 2014
Lyin' motherfuckers who are gettin' me pissed.
<scientists> The net electron spin of the atoms in this chunk of ferromagnetic material is not zero. Therefore, it attracts and repels other similar materials.

<shaggy> I don't wanna talk to you. Y'all motherfuckers lyin', and gettin' me pissed!
by haploido April 28, 2010

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