Definition of machinist
Examples of machinist in a Sentence
He is a machinist at the factory.
Recent Examples of machinist from the Web
Jeff Leal, the provincial lawmaker for Peterborough, said his father worked as a machinist at GE for 40 years and died of lung cancer less than a year after retiring.
Then, again, electricians, machinists, shipfitters, pipefitters.
Rage against the machine: Machinists at Boeing went on strike Friday, forcing the aerospace company to halt production of commercial airplanes after the two sides could not agree on a new labor contract.
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First Known Use of machinist
MACHINIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of machinist for English Language Learners
: a person who makes, repairs, or operates machines
MACHINIST Defined for Kids
Definition of machinist for Students
: a person who makes or works on machines
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