electrician
electrician e`lec*tri"cian ([=e]`l[e^]k*tr[i^]sh"an), n. 1. An investigator of electricity; one versed in the science of electricity. [archaic] [1913 Webster]

2. a technician who installs, repairs, or maintains electrical wiring or electrical devices, especially in buildings. [PJC]

3. a person who is licensed by a governmental board to install electrical wiring and devices in structures; called also a {licensed electrician}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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