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Noun: engineer  ,en-ju'neer
  1. A person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    - applied scientist, technologist
     
  2. The operator of a railway locomotive
    - locomotive engineer, railroad engineer [N. Amer], engine driver
Verb: engineer  ,en-ju'neer
  1. Design as an engineer
    "He engineered the water supply project"
     
  2. Plan and control how a complex undertaking is done
    "he engineered the robbery";
    - mastermind, direct, organize, organise [Brit], orchestrate

Derived forms: engineered, engineering, engineers

Type of: design, individual, manipulator, mortal, operator, person, plan, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Engineer