machinist machinist  /mə ˈʃi nəst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools

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Usage(s):

  1. He trained as a machinist and combat engineer, according to military sources, and received a badge for his excellence in marksmanship.
  2. Today a machinist in Massachusetts is using his own cells to grow a new thumb after he lost part of his in an accident.
  3. Mike Fischer, 53, works as a machinist at Amtrak's Beech Grove shop.

News

  1. Ahmed R. Siam, 83, resident of Worcester, veteran and machinist

    Ahmed R. Siam of Worcester, formerly of Holyoke, a veteran and machinist, died Friday at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. He was 83. Mr. Siam was born in Holyoke and graduated from the High School of Commerce and Worcester Junior College in Worcester. He served in the Army during World War II. Mr. Siam was a machinist at the former R&A Machine Shop of Worcester. He was president of the Century ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Sub crew visits Minot

    MINOT AIR FORCE BASE When the USS North Dakota, a Virginia-class nuclear submarine named for North Dakota, is ready to sail, Senior Chief Machinist Mate Richard Hicks and Electronics Technician 1st Class Robert Anderson will be on i.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Minot Daily News

  3. Gregory N. Wiegand

    Gregory N. Wiegand, 56, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday June 5, 2013 at his home, following a brief illness. He was born October 31, 1956 in Fairview Park and was an Elyria resident since 1986. Greg worked as a machinist at the former York International Corp. in Elyria for 17 years. He enjoyed golfing and [...] The post Gregory N. Wiegand appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram . Click here to ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

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Quotes

  1. "Mike is a longtime machinist whose workplace has faced the prospect of layoffs," Obama said. "Cheryl works as a nurse's assistant and waits for a grandchild that's on the way. They seek only to live and work and retire in the same Indiana...
    on Jan 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Indianapolis Star

  2. "I finished The Machinist in July [2003], and then we started filming on this at the end of February [2004]," Bale said in an interview during a break in filming in England last September. "I did have a lot of work to do. Just because, : you...
    on Jan 5, 2005 By: Christian Bale Source: KillerMovies

  3. Stating that the world is undergoing a fever of clasping mortal contradictions, Corbusier told Nehru, "The machinist civilisation for its hundred years of scientific and technical conquest will shortly have the fruits for its efforts. The balance...
    on May 23, 2009 By: Le Corbusier Source: Times of India

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