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Synonyms for nerd

an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

an intelligent but single-minded expert in a particular technical field or profession

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2006) CTIP2 associates with the NuRD complex on the promoter of p57KIP2, a newly identified CTIP2 target gene.
Because EndoSonics advanced solid state catheter has no moving parts, there is no NURD (non-uniform rotation distortion) effect.
The company's advanced solid state catheter has no moving parts, and therefore, no NURD (non-uniform rotational distortion) effect.
What I strongly suspect is that some of the legions of upwardly mobile inadequate middle-management nurds, who would have scornfully dismissed Sir Alex, would then have turned up at their own workplace and unfairly chewed out or even sacked some poor creature without a second thought.
But Rare is still something of an icon to game nurds and industry insiders.