- nounADJECTIVE▪ brilliant, good, great▪ distinguished, eminent, famous, leading, respected▪ serious▪ professional, trained▪ chief, senior, top▪ mad (often humorous)▪
She had an image of a mad scientist working in his laboratory.▪ independent▪ government▪ fellow▪
She gave a lecture to 2 000 fellow scientists in Kyoto.▪ research▪ natural, physical▪ agricultural, earth, environmental, food, marine, nuclear, soil▪ forensic, medical▪ behavioural/behavioral, political, social▪ computer▪ young▪
a contest for young scientists… OF SCIENTISTS▪ group, teamVERB + SCIENTIST▪ baffle, intrigue, puzzle▪
a mystery that has baffled scientists for many yearsSCIENTIST + VERB▪ be interested in sth, be involved in sth, examine sth, specialize in sth, study sth, work (on sth)▪
scientists interested in Antarctic research▪ know sth▪ estimate sth▪
The scientists estimate that nearly two thirds of the continent has become drier over the past 60 years.▪ argue sth, believe sth, claim sth, propose sth, say sth, suggest sth, warn of sth, warn that …▪
Scientists warned of even greater eruptions to come.▪ discover sth, find sth, identify sth, reveal sth▪ agree sth, agree on sth, conclude sth▪ disagree on sth▪ report sth▪ develop sth▪
Scientists have developed an injection that doesn't use a needle.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.