Definitions for machine shop

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

machine′ shop`(n.)

  1. a workshop in which metal and other substances are cut, shaped, etc., by machine tools.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of machine shop:

1820–30, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. machine shop(noun)

    workshop where metal is cut and shaped etc., by machine tools


  1. machine shop(Noun)

    A facility that has machine tools for working with metals or other relatively hard materials, such as some polymers. Various kinds of machine shops make and repair all types of metal objects, from machine tools, dies, and molds to mass-produced parts such as screws, pistons, or gears.


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