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mechanician

[mek-uh-nish-uh n] /ˌmɛk əˈnɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
a person skilled in constructing, working, or repairing machines; mechanic; machinist.
Origin of mechanician
1560-1570
First recorded in 1560-70; mechanic + -ian
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  • The mechanician touched the visor of his cap and hurried off.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Roughly the mechanician shook the man, dragging him to his feet.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • With his stick, he poked at the mechanician, gestured with it, indicating a harbour.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • A mechanician from Italy fell into his clutches and was sentenced to death.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • Her aunt and the mechanician were sitting in the tonneau behind.

    The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith
  • But as he passed Rupert, he dropped a light hand on the mechanician's shoulder.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram
  • I think you will race next spring as Corrie Rose's mechanician.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram
  • But if Corrie was eager for the start, his mechanician palpably was not.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram
  • Corrie followed with wistful eyes the mechanician's return to the building.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram
  • Now hurry up your men with the car while I find my mechanician.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram
British Dictionary definitions for mechanician

mechanician

/ˌmɛkəˈnɪʃən/
noun
1.
a person skilled in making machinery and tools; technician
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