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craftsman

1. a member of a skilled trade; someone who practises a craft; artisan
2. an artist skilled in the techniques of an art or craft
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T3] But the nature of the cosmos itself, which holds together and confines everything in its embrace, is called by the same Zeno not only craftsmanlike (artificiosa) but simply a craftsman (artifex), caring and provident for the advantages and amenities of all (utilitatum oportunitatumque omnium).
Zeno moves from the claim that each nature is craftsmanlike to the claim that the cosmic nature, that has all the smaller craftsmanlike natures as its parts, is literally a craftsman.
This deep-rooted tradition of craftsmanlike, straightforward and honest use of materials coupled with an intimate knowledge of their various natures and properties resulted in manufactures which Bernard Leach aptly described as having been 'born not made'.
At any one time you might see curvilinear headboards and rockers showing a Shaker simplicity, chairs with expressive Craftsmanlike joinery, tables that reflect a Japanese spareness of form and structure, sideboards that recall the angular modernity of Scandinavian design, and freestanding cabinetry with a whimsical, cartoonlike style.
The result, if you use a craftsmanlike approach and high-quality juice, is comparable to store-bought wine.
1984) (describing as "probably the most common" response of late-nineteenth-century New York lawyers to the disintegration of an earlier professional ideal "the path of withdrawal altogether from issues of public concern and retreat into the role of apolitical technician with no ideology save that of craftsmanlike client service").
Ralph Ellison's impact on American life and letters was craftsmanlike.
It is striking how Rothenstein's work adapted, chameleon-like, to the prevailing styles of successive decades without ever sacrificing its craftsmanlike integrity.
Still, while Hashimoto's gentle and craftsmanlike approach may seem typically Japanese in its lightness--recalling, for instance, the country's tradition of bamboo construction--we should not lose sight of the fact that this quality is simply his, a personal way of reconstructing the world.
20 (Court "can achieve a craftsmanlike conjunction of continuity and change"); Monaghan at 27 (departure from the norm of principled adjudication); Cox at 9, 10, 24, 26, 27, 31, 73; Freund, at 96 (need to "strengthen the moral authority of the Court"); Sacks at 97 ("impart as much moral force .
In his first play, Roger Crane, a New York lawyer, has done a craftsmanlike job of turning long-standing speculation into an absorbing paranoid thriller without ever quite putting Suspect A on the spot with a weapon in his hand.
It is this craftsmanlike approach that ensures that, although the crowd might be quiet, the show will still be a thing to remember.