a person who specializes in technology.

Origin of technologist

First recorded in 1855–60; technolog(y) + -ist
Related formsan·ti·tech·nol·o·gist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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.


    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.


    Raphael Meldola

Word Origin and History for technologist

1859, from technology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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