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English definition of “machinist”

machinist

noun [C]     /məˈʃIːnɪst/ PRODUCTION
someone whose job is operating a machine in a factory : She worked as a sewing machinist for 20 years . The company employs skilled machinists in its machine shops .
someone whose job is making or repairing machines
(Definition of machinist noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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