Meaning of ENGINEER in English

ENGINEER

n. 25B6; noun

a structural engineer : designer, planner, builder. See list.

the ship's engineer : OPERATOR, driver, controller.

the prime engineer of the approach : ORIGINATOR, deviser, designer, architect, inventor, developer, creator; mastermind.

25B6; verb he engineered a takeover deal : BRING ABOUT, arrange, pull off, bring off, contrive, manoeuvre, manipulate, negotiate, organize, orchestrate, choreograph, mount, stage, mastermind, originate, manage, stage-manage, coordinate, control, superintend, direct, conduct; informal wangle.

Engineers

Anthemius (Greek) Jansky, Karl (American)

Armstrong, Edwin (American) Junkers, Hugo (German)

Armstrong, William (English) Kennelly, Arthur (American)

Austin, Herbert (English) Kettering, Charles Franklin (American)

Baird, John Logie (Scottish) Kilby, Jack (American)

Baker, Benjamin (English) Leonardo da Vinci (Italian)

Bardeen, John (American) Lilienthal, Otto (German)

Bazalgette, Joseph (English) Locke, Joseph (English)

Beeching, Richard (English) Marconi, Guglielmo (Italian)

Benz, Karl (German) Mauchly, John (American)

Bessemer, Henry (English) Maudslay, Henry (English)

Blériot, Louis (French) Messerschmidt, Willy (German)

Boulton, Matthew (English) Mitchell, R. J. (English)

Bramah, Joseph (English) Nasmyth, James (Scottish)

Brassey, Thomas (English) Nervi, Pier Luigi (Italian)

Braun, Wernher von (American, b. in Germany) Newcomen, Thomas (English)

Brindley, James (English) Nobel, Alfred (Swedish)

Brunel, Isambard Kingdom (English) Nobile, Umberto (Italian)

Brunel, Marc Isambard (British, b. in France) Olsen, Kenneth (American)

Carnot, Nicolas Léonard Sadi (French) Otto, Nikolaus (German)

Cartwright, Edmund (English) Parsons, Charles (English)

Cayley, George (English) Piccard, Jean (American, b. in Switzerland)

Churchward, George Jackson (English) Pickering, William Hayward (American, born in NZ)

Cockerell, Christopher (English) Porsche, Ferdinand (Austrian)

Coulomb, Charles-Augustin de (French) Renault, Louis (French)

Curtiss, Glenn (American) Rennie, John (Scottish)

Daimler, Gottlieb (German) Roe, (Edwin) Alliott Verdon (English)

Dalén, Nils (Swedish) Roebling, John (American, b. in Germany)

De Forest, Lee (American) Savery, Thomas (English)

Diesel, Rudolf (German, b. in France) Shannon, Claude Elwood (American)

Donkin, Brian (English) Siemens, Charles William (British, b. in Germany)

Eckert, John Presper (American) Siemens, Ernst Werner von (German)

Eiffel, Alexandre (French) Sikorsky, Igor (American, b. in Russia)

Ericsson, John (Swedish) Sinclair, Clive (English)

Evans, Oliver (American) Stanier, William (English)

Ferranti, Sebastian (English) Steinmetz, Charles (American, b. in Germany)

Fleming, John (English) Stephenson, George (English)

Fokker, Anthony (American, b. in the Netherlands) Stephenson, Robert (English)

Fresnel, Augustin Jean (French) Stirling, Robert (Scottish)

Froude, William (English) Taylor, Frederick (American)

Fulton, Robert (American) Telford, Thomas (Scottish)

Gabor, Dennis (British, b. in Hungary) Tesla, Nikola (American, b. in Croatia)

Goddard, Robert (American) Trevithick, Richard (English)

Goldmark, Peter Carl (American, b. in Hungary) Tsiolkovsky, Konstantin (Russian)

Gresley, (Herbert) Nigel (Scottish) Vauban, Sébastian Le Prestre de (French)

Guericke, Otto von (German) Vitruvius (Roman)

Heaviside, Oliver (English) Wallis, Barnes (English)

Heinkel, Ernst (German) Watt, James (Scottish)

Hero of Alexandria (Greek) Westinghouse, George (American)

Hollerith, Herman (American) Whittle, Frank (English)

Ilyushin, Sergei (Soviet)

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