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TECHNICIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does technician mean? 

TECHNICIAN (noun)
  The noun TECHNICIAN has 2 senses:

1. someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process
2. someone known for high skill in some intellectual or artistic technique

  Familiarity information: TECHNICIAN used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TECHNICIAN (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("technician" is a kind of...):

skilled worker; skilled workman; trained worker (a worker who has acquired special skills)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "technician"):

animator (the technician who produces animated cartoons)

dental technician; denturist (someone who makes dental appliances (bridges and dentures))

soundman (a technician in charge of amplifying sound or producing sound effects (as for a TV or radio broadcast))

techie; tekki (a technician who is highly proficient and enthusiastic about some technical field (especially computing))

webmaster (a technician who designs or maintains a website)


Sense 2technician [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone known for high skill in some intellectual or artistic technique

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("technician" is a kind of...):

expert (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)


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