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He turned to speak to a technician, who was working at another bench.

The door opened wide and Technician Martin Gunther let them in.

"You can mold it when you mix it," the technician said significantly.

To the other technician the general said, "Get a chunk for verification of the alloy."

A technician slid into the crater and swept the metal with his instrument.

"Luck," Brion said, and shook the technician's calloused hand.

The technician had sighed and popped another fruit into a bag.

The technician did something technical at the control board.

Another danger lurks in this for the technician, as may be shown.

He is essentially a man of the theatre, a dramatist, and a technician by instinct.

WORD ORIGIN

1833, "person expert in the technicalities of some question," from technic + -ian. Meaning "person skilled in mechanical arts" is recorded from 1939.

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