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machine shop

a workshop in which metal and other substances are cut, shaped, etc., by machine tools.
Origin of machine shop
1820-30, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • GE has intended it to be highly standardized so that any competent machine shop can produce parts for any location.
  • He found a new job at a machine shop shortly after being laid off.
  • Provides general guidance for operating a machine shop and press room and the relevant applicable standards.
British Dictionary definitions for machine shop

machine shop

a workshop in which machine tools are operated
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