Sentence Examples with the word machinist

He lost no time in giving practical shape to his views, and mainly through the inventive genius of a skilled machinist (Mr A.

He received a scanty education; worked as a carpenter in Syracuse and as a machinist in Ithaca; became interested (about 2842) in the development of the electric telegraph; and after unsuccessful or over-expensive attempts to ground the telegraph wires in 1844 solved the difficulty by stringing them on poles.