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electrician (n.)

1751, "scientist concerned with electricity;" 1869 as "technician concerned with electrical systems and appliances;" see electric + -ian.

updated on August 10, 2014

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Definitions of electrician from WordNet

electrician (n.)
a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines;
Synonyms: lineman / linesman
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