Meaning of “machinist” in the English Dictionary

"machinist" in American English

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machinistnoun [ C ]

us /məˈʃi·nɪst/

(Definition of “machinist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"machinist" in Business English

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machinistnoun [ C ]

/məˈʃIːnɪst/ uk us 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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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