noun tech·ni·cian \tek-ˈni-shən\

: a person whose job relates to the practical use of machines or science in industry, medicine, etc.

: someone who has mastered the basic techniques or skills in a sport, an art, etc.

Full Definition of TECHNICIAN

:  a specialist in the technical details of a subject or occupation <a computer technician>
:  one who has acquired the technique of an art or other area of specialization <a superb technician and a musician of integrity — Irving Kolodin>

Examples of TECHNICIAN

  1. They hired a technician to help maintain the office's computers.
  2. She is the lighting technician for the play.
  3. As a painter, he was more than just a technician; he was a creative genius.

First Known Use of TECHNICIAN


Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith
TECHNICIANS Defined for Kids


noun tech·ni·cian \tek-ˈni-shən\

Definition of TECHNICIAN for Kids

:  a person skilled in the details or techniques of a subject, art, or job <A dental technician helps the dentist.>
Medical Dictionary


noun tech·ni·cian \tek-ˈnish-ən\

Medical Definition of TECHNICIAN

:  a specialist in the technical details of a subject or occupation <a medical technician>


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