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  • n. One who invents, either as a hobby or as an occupation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who invents or finds out something new; a contriver; especially, one who invents mechanical devices, new drugs, new processes, or other useful objects or procedures.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who invents or devises something new; one who makes an invention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who is the first to think of or make something

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