mechanician

[ mek-uh-nish-uhn ]
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noun
  1. a person skilled in constructing, working, or repairing machines; mechanic; machinist.

Origin of mechanician

1
First recorded in1560–70; mechanic + -ian

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How to use mechanician in a sentence

  • Dick Harvey had fixed it beyond the skill of that skilful mechanician to unfasten.

  • Naturally he was very seldom a skilled cabinet maker, painter and mechanician.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • He was a mechanician, a master of stratagems; and would say, that brains will beat Grim Death if we have enough of them.

  • The master expressed his satisfaction with the metronome to the mechanician; but he never heard more concerning the machines.

  • Once it lifted and he suffered a vision of himself in a swiftly propelled motor-car, beside an absorbed mechanician.

    Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson

British Dictionary definitions for mechanician

mechanician

mechanist

/ (ˌmɛkəˈnɪʃən) /


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

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