Definitions

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  • n. One skilled in the theory or construction of machines.
  • n. One skilled in building, using, or repairing machines, or who makes machines or tools.
  • n. One skilled in mechanics.
  • n. A machinist.
  • n. A scientifically trained practitioner.
  • n. A mechanic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One skilled in the theory or construction of machines; a machinist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is skilled in mechanics or in machinery; one who is versed in the principles of machines or of mechanical construction.
  • n. A mechanic; an artisan.

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Examples

  • The universe for a mechanician is a machine that requires an operator; for chemistry — that fiendish employment of decomposing all things — the world is a gas endowed with the power of movement.

    The Magic Skin

  • The universe for a mechanician is a machine that requires an operator; for chemistry -- that fiendish employment of decomposing all things -- the world is a gas endowed with the power of movement.

    The Magic Skin

  • He was precise about only two things -- motor-timing and calling himself a "mechanician," not a

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  • I have just typed "mechanician" into the search box.

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  • Celestial mechanician wrote: how do you account for the Periodic Table that is made up of hydrogen like orbitals?

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Quantum Mechanics, But Were Afraid to Ask

  • The mechanician was standing bolt upright, planted on both feet, like some victim dropped straight from the gibbet, when Raphael broke in upon him.

    The Magic Skin

  • In fact, a quantum mechanician like Bohr would say that, in the absence of an experiment to determine them, these quantities have no existence at all.

    Einstein: An Exchange

  • “‘Ow long d’you give it, Sir?” said the mechanician, turning his white face a little.

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  • The mechanician pressed her head down towards her feet.

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  • The mechanician poured into three cups, one of which he brought to Eustace with a jug of milk and a basin of damp white sugar.

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