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machinist

noun ma·chin·ist \mə-ˈshē-nist\

: a person who makes, repairs, or operates machines

Full Definition of MACHINIST

1
a :  a worker who fabricates, assembles, or repairs machinery
b :  a craftsman skilled in the use of machine tools
c :  one who operates a machine
2
archaic :  a person in charge of the mechanical aspects of a theatrical production
3
:  a warrant officer who supervises machinery and engine operation
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Examples of MACHINIST

  1. He is a machinist at the factory.

First Known Use of MACHINIST

circa 1706
MACHINIST Defined for Kids

machinist

noun ma·chin·ist \mə-ˈshē-nist\

Definition of MACHINIST for Kids

:  a person who makes or works on machines

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