machinist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"machinist" in British English

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machinistnoun [C]

uk   us   /məˈʃiː.nɪst/
a ​person whose ​job is ​operating a ​machine: She ​works as a machinist in a ​clothingfactory.
(Definition of machinist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"machinist" in American English

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machinistnoun [C]

 us   /məˈʃi·nɪst/
a ​person whose ​job is ​operating or ​repairingmachines
(Definition of machinist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"machinist" in Business English

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machinistnoun [C]

uk   us   /məˈʃIːnɪst/ PRODUCTION
someone whose ​job is ​operating a ​machine in a ​factory: She ​worked as a sewing machinist for 20 ​years. The ​companyemploysskilled machinists in its ​machineshops.
someone whose ​job is making or ​repairingmachines
(Definition of machinist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “machinist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 机工,机械师, 缝纫工…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機工,機械師, 縫紉工…
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