Meaning of ENGINEER in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌendʒɪˈnɪə ]

n. & v. --n. 1 a person qualified in a branch of engineering, esp. as a professional. 2 = civil engineer. 3 a person who makes or is in charge of engines. 4 US an engine-driver. 5 a person who designs and constructs military works; a soldier trained for this purpose. 6 (foll. by of) a skilful or artful contriver. --v. 1 tr. arrange, contrive, or bring about, esp. artfully. 2 intr. act as an engineer. 3 tr. construct or manage as an engineer. øøengineership n. [ME f. OF engigneor f. med.L ingeniator -oris f. ingeniare (as ENGINE)]

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