[ tool-mey-ker ]
/ ˈtulˌmeɪ kər /
a machinist skilled in the building and reconditioning of tools, jigs, and related devices used in a machine shop.
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Related formstool·mak·ing, noun
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The inventor employed a tool-maker who was the finest and best tool-maker I had ever seen.Edison, His Life and Inventions|Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
British Dictionary definitions for tool-maker
/ (ˈtuːlˌmeɪkə) /
a person who specializes in the production or reconditioning of precision tools, cutters, etc
Derived Formstool-making, noun
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