Mechanician

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mechanician One skilled in the theory or construction of machines; a machinist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mechanician One who is skilled in mechanics or in machinery; one who is versed in the principles of machines or of mechanical construction.
    • n mechanician A mechanic; an artisan.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Mechanician a machine-maker: one skilled in mechanics
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. mécanicien,. See Mechanic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. mechanicus; Gr. mēchanikosmēchane, a contrivance.

Usage

In literature:

His mechanician lay limp.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
He was a born mechanician.
"Tiverton Tales" by Alice Brown
Friend wife decided she could herself dip a few parsnips in boiling water without the aid of a European kitchen mechanician.
"You Should Worry Says John Henry" by George V. Hobart
The excuse we are trying to make for the mechanicians is illusory.
"The Mind and the Brain" by Alfred Binet
He drives well and is an expert mechanician.
"How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters)" by Mary Owens Crowther
There was the story of Richard Arkwright, the great mechanician.
"An Australian Lassie" by Lilian Turner
A similar state of mind was long prevalent among mechanicians.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Drew, in his joy, embraced the old woman who kept a coffee-stall at the hangars, while I danced a one-step with a mechanician.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
Her aunt and the mechanician were sitting in the tonneau behind.
"The World Peril of 1910" by George Griffith
It must never be forgotten that Tam was a born mechanician.
"Tam O' The Scoots" by Edgar Wallace
Martin Dockerill my mechanician is pretty cute.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
But it happens that I have brought my mechanician with me and that I cannot desert him at the hotel.
"From the Car Behind" by Eleanor M. Ingram
BABBAGE, CHARLES (1792-1871), English mathematician and mechanician, was born on the 26th of December 1792 at Teignmouth in Devonshire.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
This was our traveling repair shop in charge of our mechanician.
"The Fight for the Argonne" by William Benjamin West
You're enough of a mechanician to appreciate the advantage of that.
"Dorothy's Triumph" by Evelyn Raymond
Alexander was besides an ingenious mechanician.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
The mechanicians still worked on Horace Jardin's plane, but seemed to make no headway.
"Battling the Clouds" by Captain Frank Cobb
Even by the semi-light of the lamps there was visible the mechanician's droll twist of lip and brow.
"The Flying Mercury" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Of such mental character are indeed all men of true genius, whether mechanicians, architects, philosophers, savants, or artists.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 5, November, 1863" by Various
A good mechanician from the public garage had been over it the day before and pronounced every part in perfect working order.
"The Corner House Girls on a Tour" by Grace Brooks Hill
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