machinist

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machinist

1. a person who operates machines to cut or process materials
2. a maker or repairer of machines
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In 1960, I was a 20-year-old apprentice fitter and turner, working at the Cardiff Channel Dry Dock.
WRITING as one who benefited from a craft apprenticeship as a mechanical fitter and turner in the 50s, I was cheered by Nicola Juncar's article in your February 2 Chronicle, about the North East Apprenticeship Company.
He added: "I began as a fitter and turner at Courtalds and then changed and became a draughtsman at the GEC.