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artificer

Saltos de línea: ar|tifi|cer
Pronunciación: /ɑːˈtɪfɪsə
 
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Definición de artificer en inglés:

sustantivo

1A skilled mechanic in the armed forces.
Example sentences
  • The separate pay scales for artificers / technicians and for other branches will disappear.
  • Engine room artificers, boatswains, tugboat crews and quartermasters in the harbour master section (navigation branch) of the Sri Lanka Port Authority began an overtime boycott on November 12.
  • A certain number of foreman artificers, electricians, blacksmiths etc, are also required for service with the army.
2 archaic A skilled craftsman or inventor: figurative the artificers of their pleasure
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The grant was for land to provide a site for a Trades Hall and Literary Institute at Sydney for the use of artificers and operatives.
  • In every civilization, the skilled artificer has an honored place beside the scribe and the shaman.
  • Peacham, indeed, offered drawing as ‘a gentleman's exercise’ which could also serve ‘for the necessarie use and generall benefite of diuers trades-men and artificers, as namly painters, ioyners, free-masons, cutters, and carvers.’

Origen

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, probably an alteration of Old French artificien, from artifice (see artifice).

Words that rhyme with artificer

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