Definition of technician in English:


Line breaks: tech|ni¦cian
Pronunciation: /tɛkˈnɪʃ(ə)n


  • 1A person employed to look after technical equipment or do practical work in a laboratory: a laboratory technician
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    • The team would also include two laboratory technicians well acquainted with gene technology and biochemical techniques.
    • The same technician using the same equipment performed the echocardiography.
    • The program he took is dual-purpose: to train construction equipment operators and technicians.
  • 1.1An expert in the practical application of a science.
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    • They have become huge international collaborations involving hundreds of scientists, technicians, and computer experts.
    • The scientists, the technicians, the experts - they must know the answers to our questions.
    • From there, he introduced other drivers and now the team runs smoothly with engine experts and software technicians aiding them from Italy.
  • 1.2A person skilled in the technique of an art or craft: Liszt was one of the greatest piano technicians of all time
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    • Many see strategies and tactics slowly replacing the pure skilled technicians of yesterday.
    • Danny is a fine character actor, a master technician of his craft, one of our best.
    • We saw two highly skilled chess technicians at work.

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