Part of speech: noun

One who makes or repairs machines.

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Usage examples "machinist":

  1. An English machinist examined it, approved it, and paid $ 250 for it, together with the right to use as many others in his own business as he might desire. - "Great Inventions and Discoveries", Willis Duff Piercy.
  2. If a machinist, know more than the boss. - "Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year", E.C. Hartwell.
  3. I was destined to remain at the camp for many weeks, and I cannot help testifying to the gratitude I feel to those lumber folk, especially Mr. and Mrs. Dunbar, Wells Bently, the storekeeper; Tom Fig, the machinist, and Archie McKennan, Leigh Stanton and James Greenan. - "The Lure of the Labrador Wild", Dillon Wallace.