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Noun: engineering  ,en-ju'neer-ing
  1. The practical application of science to commerce or industry
    - technology, tech [informal]
     
  2. The discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study";
    - engineering science, applied science, technology
     
  3. A room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located
    - engine room
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: engineerings

Type of: application, bailiwick, design, discipline, field, field of study, plan, practical application, profession, room, study, subject, subject area, subject field

Encyclopedia: Engineering, Science, and Management War Training

Engineer