[ tek-nish-uhn ]
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  1. a person who is trained or skilled in the technicalities of a subject.

  2. a person who is skilled in the technique of an art, as music or painting.

Origin of technician

1825–35; technic + -ian; see -ician

Words Nearby technician Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use technician in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for technician


/ (tɛkˈnɪʃən) /

  1. a person skilled in mechanical or industrial techniques or in a particular technical field

  2. a person employed in a laboratory, technical college, or scientific establishment to do practical work

  1. a person having specific artistic or mechanical skill, esp if lacking original flair or genius

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