a workshop, factory, or part of a factory for making or repairing machines or machine parts
A workshop where power-driven tools are used for making, finishing, or repairing machines or machine parts.
(plural machine shops)
- 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.