technician
noun Date: 1833 1. a specialist in the technical details of a subject or occupation <
a computer technician
>
2. one who has acquired the technique of an art or other area of specialization <
a superb technician and a musician of integrity — Irving Kolodin
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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