Meaning of ENGINEERING in English

ENGINEERING

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ˈnir-iŋ ]

noun

Date: 1720

1. : the activities or function of an engineer

2.

a. : the application of science and mathematics by which the properties of matter and the sources of energy in nature are made useful to people

b. : the design and manufacture of complex products

software engineering

3. : calculated manipulation or direction (as of behavior)

social engineering

— compare genetic engineering

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.