toolmaker
noun Date: 1844 one that makes tools; especially a machinist who specializes in the construction, repair, maintenance, and calibration of the tools, jigs, fixtures, and instruments of a machine shop

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toolmaker — UK US (also tool maker) /ˈtuːlˌmeɪkər/ noun [C] PRODUCTION ► a person or company that produces tools: »He trained as a machinist and toolmaker. »She s CEO of an established shipyard toolmaker …   Financial and business terms

  • toolmaker — ► NOUN ▪ a person who makes and maintains tools for use in a manufacturing process …   English terms dictionary

  • toolmaker — [to͞ol′māk΄ər] n. a machinist who makes, maintains, and repairs machine tools toolmaking n …   English World dictionary

  • toolmaker — toolmaking, n. /toohl may keuhr/, n. a machinist skilled in the building and reconditioning of tools, jigs, and related devices used in a machine shop. [1835 45; TOOL + MAKER] * * * …   Universalium

  • toolmaker — noun a skilled machinist who makes, and repairs tools See Also: toolmaking …   Wiktionary

  • toolmaker — n. one who creates or invents tools …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toolmaker — noun a person who makes and maintains tools for use in a manufacturing process. Derivatives toolmaking noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • toolmaker — tool•mak•er [[t]ˈtulˌmeɪ kər[/t]] n. 1) mac a machinist skilled in the building and reconditioning of tools, jigs, and related devices used in a machine shop 2) one that fashions tools • Etymology: 1835–45 tool′mak ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • toolmaker — /ˈtulmeɪkə/ (say toohlmaykuh) noun a person whose occupation is the production or repair of specialised precision tools. –toolmaking, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • toolmaker — n. a person who makes precision tools, esp. tools used in a press. Derivatives: toolmaking n …   Useful english dictionary

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