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Definition of "technician" []

  • An expert in a technique, as: (noun)
  • One whose occupation requires training in a specific technical process: an electronics technician; an automotive technician. (noun)
  • One who is known for skill in an intellectual or artistic technique. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "technician" in a sentence
  • "The difference between a scientist and a technician is the ability to see things which differ from their expectations, and still understand them."
  • "Senator Reid, an old fashioned political technician, is not very popular in Nevada."
  • "A technician is someone who works to maintain existing systems using known facts."