Einstein

Definitions of Einstein
  1. noun
    physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955)
    synonyms: Albert Einstein
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    physicist
    a scientist trained in physics
  2. noun
    someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    “he's smart but he's no Einstein
    synonyms: brain, brainiac, genius, mastermind
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    prodigy
    an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration
    boy wonder
    an extremely talented young male person
    child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder child
    a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
    girl wonder
    an extremely talented young female person
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    intellect, intellectual
    a person who uses the mind creatively
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