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chemist n.

[Cambridge] Someone who wastes computer time on number-crunching when you'd far rather the machine were doing something more productive, such as working out anagrams of your name or printing Snoopy calendars or running life patterns. May or may not refer to someone who actually studies chemistry.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Scientists > Chemists

Chemists On E2

This is the Chemists Metanode, an index of writeups about chemists (including: chemists, biochemists, etc.) on E2. This is a subnode of the top-level Scientists node, and is a collaborative effort by the usergroup E2science. To suggest additions or alterations, please /msg Oolong or E2_Science.

Chem"ist, n. [Shortened from alchemist; cf. F. chimiste.]

A person versed in chemistry or given to chemical investigation; an analyst; a maker or seller of chemicals or drugs.


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