Meaning of “machine shop” in the English Dictionary

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"machine shop" in Business English

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machine shopnoun [ C ]


a room or building in a factory where there are machines for making things, especially for cutting and working with metal:

I spent two years in the machine shop learning turning and welding.

US a small company that uses machines to make or repair things, especially by cutting and working with metal:

He got a job in a machine shop in Portland, Oregon.

(Definition of “machine shop” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)