a workshop in which metal and other substances are cut, shaped, etc., by machine tools.
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How to use machine shop in a sentence
When I pulled off my bunny suit, I visited the machine shop, where huge chunks of glass were being carved for the reticle.
There, an old guy with a machine shop had a job for Don whenever he showed.
In the grinding, squealing, squeaking, buzzing machine shop the men were not mixed with women.Tramping on Life | Harry Kemp
But with the wife of the farmer, the woman's laboratory-machine-shop-studio is not a little room by itself.The American Country Girl | Martha Foote Crow
His father spoke of sending him back to a machine-shop or some sort; I suppose he meant when the poor thing gets better.The Turmoil | Booth Tarkington
Father put him in the machine-shop over at the Pump Works—best thing in the world for him—and he was just plain no account.The Turmoil | Booth Tarkington
Some genius in the machine shop altered a matchlock musket to flintlock and showed the local gunsmiths how to do it.Space Viking | Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for machine shop
a workshop in which machine tools are operated
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