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technologist

[tek-nol-uh-jist] /tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a person who specializes in technology.
Origin of technologist
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; technolog(y) + -ist
Related forms
antitechnologist, noun
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  • The technologist began to cry suddenly in a low, sobbing voice.

    Human Error Raymond F. Jones
  • The account rendered by the technologist with respect to the light oils of the tar is thus a pretty good one.

    Coal Raphael Meldola
  • The wish was expressed that I should stay in England and become a technologist, but I was too much attached to home.

  • It has been expressly written for the general reader and for the technologist in other branches of industry.

    The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall
  • This method brings the technologist into competition with Nature, and we shall see the result.

    Coal Raphael Meldola
Word Origin and History for technologist
n.

1859, from technology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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technologist in Medicine

technologist tech·nol·o·gist (těk-nŏl'ə-jĭst)
n.
See technician.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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