October 25, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
technician /tɛkˈnɪʃən/ noun
technician
/tɛkˈnɪʃən/
noun

plural technicians

X-ray technician
X-ray technician
Learner's definition of TECHNICIAN

[count]

1 : a person whose job relates to the practical use of machines or science in industry, medicine, etc.

  • medical/X-ray/laboratory technicians

  • They hired a technician to help maintain the office's computers.

  • She is the lighting/sound technician for the play.

2 somewhat formal : someone who has mastered the basic techniques or skills in a sport, an art, etc.

  • As a painter, he was more than just a technician; he was a creative genius.

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