machine shop


Definition of machine shop

: a workshop in which work is machined to size and assembled

Examples of machine shop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kress said the two parcels previously included houses, as well as industrial uses, including a filling station, a machine shop and a plastics research laboratory. La Risa R. Lynch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 May 2022 Another shared a photo of its patriarch standing in front of his sewing machine shop in Harput in the Ottoman Empire, in a region of modern-day Turkey. Los Angeles Times, 23 Mar. 2022 Avalon: Avalon Precision Castings is closing its manufacturing facility in Brook Park and its machine shop in North Royalton, which will lead to 55 people losing their jobs, reports Sean McDonnell. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, 9 Mar. 2022 By his twentieth birthday, having discovered that he wasn’t cut out for the back-breaking life of a longshoreman or stevedore, P.J. tried his hand as a brass finisher at an East Boston machine shop. Neal Thompson, Town & Country, 22 Feb. 2022 That plastic male flycatcher was created with the help of Greg Shipman at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute’s machine shop. Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Feb. 2022 Dalton had brought Shapiro an original Hartford hook, forged as early as the 1920s in the department’s original machine shop behind their Main Street fire station. Rebecca Lurye,, 9 Nov. 2021 Thirty miles to the south, in Mayfield, Kentucky, machine shop owner Phil Crowfoot’s weather radio had been blaring since 6 o’clock. Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Dec. 2021 Pop made his own machine shop lathe, his own underwater camera housing, his own five-speed transmission. Dan Neil, WSJ, 3 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of machine shop

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of machine shop was in 1827

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Last Updated

18 May 2022

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“Machine shop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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: a workshop in which metal articles are put together

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