Definition of Professor. Meaning of Professor. Synonyms of Professor

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Definition of Professor

Professor
Professor Pro*fess"or, n. [L., a teacher, a public teacher: cf. F. professeur. See Profess.] 1. One who professed, or makes open declaration of, his sentiments or opinions; especially, one who makes a public avowal of his belief in the Scriptures and his faith in Christ, and thus unites himself to the visible church. ``Professors of religion.' --Bacon. 2. One who professed, or publicly teaches, any science or branch of learning; especially, an officer in a university, college, or other seminary, whose business it is to read lectures, or instruct students, in a particular branch of learning; as a professor of theology, of botany, of mathematics, or of political economy.

Meaning of Professor from wikipedia

- Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries...
- "president's professor", "university professor", "distinguished professor", "distinguished research professor", "distinguished teaching professor", "distinguished...
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- ****istant professor is an academic rank just below the rank of an ****ociate professor used in universities or colleges, mainly in the United States, Canada...
- Professor James Moriarty is a fictional character and criminal mastermind created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to be a formidable enemy for the author's...
- ****ociate professor is an academic title with two prin****l meanings: in the North American system and that of the Commonwealth system. In the North American...
- position, but is allowed to continue using the previous title, as in "professor emeritus". In some cases, the term is conferred automatically upon all...
- A Regius Professor is a university professor who has, or originally had, royal patronage or appointment. They are a unique feature of academia in the...
- An adjunct professor is a type of academic appointment in higher education who does not work at the establishment full-time. The terms of this appointment...
- Clinical professor, sometimes known as professor of practice, is an academic appointment made to a member of a profession who is ****ociated with a university...