Definition of Machinist

1. Noun. A craftsman skilled in operating machine tools.

Exact synonyms: Mechanic, Shop Mechanic
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman
Derivative terms: Machine, Machine, Machine, Machine



Definition of Machinist

1. n. A constrictor of machines and engines; one versed in the principles of machines.

Definition of Machinist

1. Noun. A constructor of machines and engines; one versed in the principles of machines. ¹

2. Noun. One skilled in the use of machine tools. ¹

3. Noun. A person who operates machinery. ¹

4. Noun. A person employed to shift scenery in a theater. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Machinist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Machinist

machineless
machinelike
machiner
machineries
machiners
machinery
machinery murmur
machines
machines of government
machinic
machinima
machinimist
machinimists
machining
machinings
machinist (current term)
machinist's vise
machinists
machinule
machinules
machiolate
machismo
machismos
machmeter
macho
macho-man
macho man
macho men
machoism
machoisms

Literary usage of Machinist

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1. Financing an Enterprise by Hugh Ronald Conyngton (1921)
"The machinist, if a man of experience, may also be able to give an ... In some cases inventions are much more the creation of the machinist's brain than the ..."

2. Readings in Vocational Guidance by Meyer Bloomfield (1915)
"THE machinist (From " Vocations for Boys," issued by the Vocation Bureau of Boston) ... The worker in metal is usually a machinist or a person of natural ..."

3. Descriptions of Occupations by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Employment Service (1918)
"He should use skillfully the ordinary machinist's tools, consisting of st'eel rule, square, hammer, center punch, scratch awl, dividers, screw drivers, ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"... and was known to defendant's superintendent and machinist ; that because of the defects described, and the high speed with which the wheel was operated, ..."

5. Scientific Management: A List of References in the New York Public Library by New York Public Library, Walter Vail Brown (1917)
"t VHA Discusses the essentials of efficient management. 354. Church, Alexander Hamilton. Has scientific management science? (American machinist, New York. v ..."

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