Specialist

Specialist frequently refers to an expert in a profession. It can also mean:

  • Specialist (rank), a military rank
  • Specialist degree, in academia
  • "Specialist", a song by the band Interpol
  • "The Specialist", the English translation of "Lo Sconosciuto", an Italian comics character
  • Generalist and specialist species, a method of species categorization
  • A market maker in a stock exchange
  • Specialty (medicine)
  • Payload Specialist, a Space Shuttle crew member selected for a single specific mission
  • The Specialist, a 1994 action film
  • Specialist, a military avionics, electrical & environmental, or engines expert
  • American football special teams player who is either a return specialist or a kicking specialist.
  • Specialist (short story), a science fiction short story by Robert Sheckley
  • Specialist, one of the Belbin team roles

Famous quotes containing the word specialist:

    He was no specialist except in the relation of things.... He took most of his materials at second hand.... But no matter who mined the gold, the image and superscription are his.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    A specialist is someone who does everything else worse.
    Ruggiero Ricci (b. 1918)

    For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
    Virginia Woolf (1882–1941)