[ US /ɪnˌsaɪkɫəˈpidəst, ɪnˌsaɪkɫoʊˈpidəst/ ]
- a person who compiles information for encyclopedias
How To Use encyclopedist In A Sentence
- As early as 1748 the Dutch journalist and encyclopedist Egbert Buys reflected on the complexities involved.
- The encyclopedist Findling said trumpeting colonial might was a primary motivation to host early world's fairs. Can the Shanghai Expo compete with world's fairs of the past?
- By the time he died, he had produced, essentially single-handedly, seventeen immense volumes, marking him as the greatest one-man encyclopedist ever. The Man Who Loved China: Summary and book reviews of The Man Who Loved China by Simon Winchester.
- Hrabanus Maurus, the great encyclopedist of the ninth century, mentions one night of an eclipse, when “such a great shouting arose among the people that its irreligious sound penetrated to the heavens.” In the Valley of the Shadow
- Among the worthies depicted: the poet, dramatist and philosopher Voltaire and the great encyclopedist Denis Diderot, both by Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714-85), and the philosopher and composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau by Houdon, who is far better known for his work in terra cotta and marble. France's Artistic Mettle in Metal
- The subject also attracted numerous cosmographers, geographers, encyclopedists and writers of belle letters.
- The Encyclopedists founded their true system of knowledge on Condillac's account of the ‘generation and filiation of knowledge’ through the analysis of sensations.
- He was the nephew of Pliny the Elder a known encyclopedist. Archive 2009-05-01
- He was one of those encyclopedists who seemed to excel at everything: He studied medicine, chemistry, natural history, and geology, and he was the first to recognize the volcanic nature of the Auvergne area.
- Pliny the Elder, the Roman encyclopedist, listed a number of such techniques in his Historial Naturalis.