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machinist

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noun ma·chin·ist \mə-ˈshē-nist\

Simple Definition of machinist

  • : a person who makes, repairs, or operates machines

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of machinist

  1. 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. 2 archaic :  a person in charge of the mechanical aspects of a theatrical production

  3. 3 :  a warrant officer who supervises machinery and engine operation

Examples of machinist in a sentence

  1. He is a machinist at the factory.



Circa 1706

First Known Use of machinist

circa 1706


MACHINIST Defined for Kids

machinist

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noun ma·chin·ist \mə-ˈshē-nist\

Definition of machinist for Students

  1. :  a person who makes or works on machines




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