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professormore about professor


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  someone  who  is  a  member  of  the  faculty  at  a  college  or 

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