Meaning of ENGINEER in English
(~s, ~ing, ~ed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
An ~ 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 ~ , civil ~ , electrical ~ , sound ~
An ~ is a person who repairs mechanical or electrical devices.
They send a service ~ to fix the disk drive.
An ~ 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 ~ed, it is planned and constructed using scientific methods.
Many of Kuwait’s spacious freeways were ~ed by W S Atkins.
...the car’s better designed and ~ed rivals.
VERB: usu passive, be V-ed, V-ed
If you ~ an event or situation, you arrange for it to happen, in a clever or indirect way.
Some people believe that his murder was ~ed by Stalin.
VERB: V n
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012