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Noun artificer has 3 senses
- inventor, discoverer, artificer - someone who is the first to think of or make something
--1 is a kind of creator
--1 has particulars:
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- craftsman, artisan, journeyman, artificer - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
--2 is a kind of skilled worker, trained worker
--2 has particulars:
| ||beautician, cosmetician; bookbinder; bricklayer; clocksmith, clockmaker; coachbuilder; construction worker, hard hat; cooper, barrel maker; coppersmith; currier; diemaker, diesinker, die-sinker; glassblower; glass cutter, glass-cutter, glassworker, glazier, glazer; goldbeater, gold-beater; hairdresser, hairstylist, stylist, styler; luthier; machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic; mason, stonemason; miller; paperhanger, paperer; plumber, pipe fitter; potter, thrower, ceramicist, ceramist; rigger; roofer; ropemaker, rope-maker, roper; steamfitter; tanner; taxidermist, animal stuffer, stuffer; upholsterer; weaver; welder; window dresser, window trimmer; woodworker, woodsman, woodman; wright; Morris, William Morris|
- armorer, armourer, artificer - an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
--3 is a kind of enlisted man