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A person skilled in the design or construction of machinery.
- ‘Seventeen applicants became officers, 48 received enlisted rank, and 5 became aviator mechanicians.’
- ‘He worked for the New Zealand Post and Telegraph Department as an exchange operator, then a mechanician in the automatic telephone exchange, and later with a fire alarm company.’
- ‘For whole-field velocity measurement, the method of choice by experimental fluid mechanicians has been the technique of Particle Image Velocimetry.’
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