astrophysicist
noun see astrophysics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • astrophysicist — n. 1. an astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astrophysicist — 1869, usually hyphenated at first, from ASTRO (Cf. astro ) + PHYSICIST (Cf. physicist). Astrophysics is recorded from 1877 …   Etymology dictionary

  • astrophysicist — UK [ˌæstrəʊˈfɪzɪsɪst] / US [ˌæstroʊˈfɪzɪsɪst] noun [countable] Word forms astrophysicist : singular astrophysicist plural astrophysicists someone who studies astrophysics …   English dictionary

  • astrophysicist — [[t]æ̱stroʊfɪ̱zɪsɪst[/t]] astrophysicists N COUNT An astrophysicist is someone who studies astrophysics …   English dictionary

  • astrophysicist — astrophysics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of celestial bodies. DERIVATIVES astrophysical adjective astrophysicist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • astrophysicist — See astrophysical. * * * …   Universalium

  • astrophysicist — noun One who studies astrophysics …   Wiktionary

  • astrophysicist — as|tro|phys|i|cist [ ,æstrou fızısıst ] noun count someone who studies astrophysics …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • astrophysicist — as·tro·phys·i·cist || ‚æstrəʊ fɪzɪsɪst n. one who specializes in astrophysics, one who researches the chemical and physical makeup of heavenly bodies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • astrophysicist — as·tro·physicist …   English syllables

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