n.— «An increasing number of manufacturing companies have begun using the in-house title of meister—the German word for master—to improve and pass along technical skills.Eiji Sato, 52, is a meister charged with passing on to the next generation his knowledge gained through his years working for Daikin Industries Ltd., a major air conditioner manufacturer.» —“Japanese firms rely on “meisters”” in Tokyo, Japan Middle East North Africa Financial Network June 13, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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