Definition of technologist in US English:

technologist

noun

  • 1An expert in a particular field of technology.

    ‘a food technologist’
    ‘chief technologist for Internet security’
    • ‘Some tech CEOs were technologists who fell into entrepreneurial ventures.’
    • ‘The scientists, led by a textile technologist, used various methods to condition samples taken from a bale of cotton.’
    • ‘Lay-offs on such a scale would pose significant proliferation risks when nuclear weapons scientists and technologists are forced to seek work elsewhere.’
    • ‘Food technologists working with the company developed the improved process.’
    • ‘Any information technologist understands the concept of data integrity.’
    1. 1.1US A person employed to look after technical equipment or do practical work in a laboratory.
      ‘a laboratory technologist’
      • ‘The book will be useful to ancillary health care personnel, including nurses and laboratory technologists as well as physicians.’
      • ‘A medical technologist or equivalent staff person is required to run the test.’
      • ‘He currently works as an MRI technologist in the Seattle area.’
      • ‘She has worked as an X-ray technologist at the hospital for 18 years.’
      • ‘Fearing the collapse of major computer systems as the new millennium dawned, there was a huge demand for technologists to help update systems quickly.’

Pronunciation

technologist

/tekˈnäləjəst//tɛkˈnɑlədʒəst/