machine shop


noun

a workshop in which metal and other substances are cut, shaped, etc., by machine tools.

Nearby words

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  3. machine politics,
  4. machine readable,
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  7. machine translation,
  8. machine word,
  9. machine, political,
  10. machine-gun

Origin of machine shop

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30

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British Dictionary definitions for machine shop

machine shop

noun

a workshop in which machine tools are operated
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