machinist

machinist
machinist ma‧chin‧ist [məˈʆiːnst] noun [countable] MANUFACTURING JOBS
someone who operates machines in a factory:

• All the women are highly skilled machinists.

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machinist UK US /məˈʃIːnɪst/ noun [C] PRODUCTION
someone whose job is operating a machine in a factory: »

She worked as a sewing machinist for 20 years.

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The company employs skilled machinists in its machine shops.

someone whose job is making or repairing machines

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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