machinist

[ muh-shee-nist ]
/ məˈʃi nɪst /

noun

a person who operates machinery, especially a skilled operator of machine tools.
a person who makes or repairs machines.
U.S. Navy. a warrant officer whose duty is to assist the engineering officer in the engine room.

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Origin of machinist

First recorded in 1700–10; machine + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for machinist

machinist
/ (məˈʃiːnɪst) /

noun

a person who operates machines to cut or process materials
a maker or repairer of machines
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