Meaning of ENGINEER in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ endʒɪnɪə(r) ]
( engineers, engineering, engineered)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
An engineer is a person who uses scientific knowledge to design, construct, and maintain engines and machines or structures such as roads, railways, and bridges.
see also chemical engineer , civil engineer , electrical engineer , sound engineer
An engineer is a person who repairs mechanical or electrical devices.
They send a service engineer to fix the disk drive.
An engineer is a person who is responsible for maintaining the engine of a ship while it is at sea.
When a vehicle, bridge, or building is engineered , it is planned and constructed using scientific methods.
Many of Kuwait’s spacious freeways were engineered by W S Atkins.
...the car’s better designed and engineered rivals.
VERB : usu passive , be V-ed , V-ed
If you engineer an event or situation, you arrange for it to happen, in a clever or indirect way.
Some people believe that his murder was engineered by Stalin.
VERB : V n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006