Definition of machinist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//məˈʃiːnɪst//
    ; NAmE NAmE//məˈʃiːnɪst//
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  1. 1a person whose job is operating a machine, especially machines used in industry for cutting and shaping things, or a sewing machine
  2. 2a person whose job is to make or repair machines
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: machinist