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: a worker who fabricates, assembles, or repairs machinery
: a craftsman skilled in the use of machine tools
: one who operates a machine
: a person in charge of the mechanical aspects of a theatrical production
: a warrant officer who supervises machinery and engine operation
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circa 1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
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: a person who makes, repairs, or operates machines
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: a person who makes or works on machines
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to deposit or conceal in a hiding place
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