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noun as in craftsman

noun as in mechanic

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Kidron Peterson, a machinist running in the race, said in a candidate forum in May, “From my own research, I do not believe it was a fair election.”

Using his machinist background, he tweaked the chair to fit.

She’s now a full-fledged machinist working full-time in the high-volume Swiss machining department.

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An elderly machinist finds himself unexpectedly wrapped up in the scandal.

Coburn, the more outgoing of the two, is the face of DAP but by trade is a machinist from Nevada.

At seventeen he was transferred to the roundhouse; at nineteen he apprenticed himself to the machinist trade.

The eight-hour movement drew its inspiration from an economic theory advanced by a self-taught Boston machinist, Ira Steward.

The machinist easily occupies a leading place in the multitude of trades and occupations.

The hack saw is one of the most difficult tools for the machinist to handle, for the following reasons:p.

The machinist can utilize this property by understanding that velocity enables a soft materialp.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to machinist, such as: artisan, journeyman, maker, manufacturer, master, and mechanic.

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