noun (used with a singular verb)
Related formsas·tro·phys·i·cal, adjectiveas·tro·phys·i·cist [as-troh-fiz-uh-sist] /ˌæs troʊˈfɪz ə sɪst/, noun
Examples from the Web for astrophysicist
I admire Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist and author of Space Chronicles and Inexplicable Universe.Vilified Bitcoin Tycoon After Losing $500 Million: My Life Is at Risk|Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thanks to astrophysicist extraordinaire Katherine Mack for helpful discussions in putting this article together.
An astrophysicist with a poetic sensibility, she hooked me in our first interview with her direct manner and determination.Lynn Sherr: Sally Ride’s Heroic and Trailblazing Life as an Astronaut|Lynn Sherr|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
David Sumner, an American, is an astrophysicist with a grant to do research.
If Mars were incandescent, we should appeal to the astrophysicist for information2 regarding its chemical composition.Mars and its Mystery|Edward Sylvester Morse
The astrophysicist continued, at considerable length, to establish the position of Ceti II to his own complete satisfaction.Eight Keys to Eden|Mark Irvin Clifton
Chances were there was no astrophysicist nearer than Ganymede.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for astrophysicist
Derived Formsastrophysical, adjectiveastrophysicist, noun
Science definitions for astrophysicist
Culture definitions for astrophysicist
The branch of astronomy devoted to the study of the physical characteristics and composition of objects in the sky. Typical concerns of astrophysics are how much light the stars give off and the size, mass, and temperature of planets and stars.