Meaning of ENGINEER in English


I. noun


a software developer/engineer/designer

her job as a software developer

an engineering/building/electronics etc firm

Fred worked for an electronics firm.

chemical engineering

civil engineering

electrical engineer (= a person who designs and makes electrical equipment )

an electrical engineer

genetic engineering

mechanical engineering

reverse engineering

social engineering

structural engineer




This is based on calculations performed by chemical engineers and also on experimental trials carried out in a laboratory or pilot plant.

My father a chemical engineer way out ahead of most of his peers.

The subject material is predominantly allied to separation technologies on an industrial scale with the likely audience being chemical and process engineers .

What do you do if you are a bored chemical engineer in Linden, New Jersey?


We got out at Pendre and Graham and the chief engineer gave us very detailed guided tours showing the extent of operations.

So Rudd was appointed team manager and chief engineer for the season.

To reassure the public, Mulholland and his chief engineer rode out to the site on March 12 for an inspection.

He wanted to be chief engineer of Aston Martin.

Joseph King was head of the Midvale machine shop under Taylor, who by now was chief engineer in all but title.

The Ariadne's chief engineer , Lieutenant McCafferty, rarely ventured near his own domain.


On discovering the fretting, he informed the chief civil engineer who imposed a strict speed limit on the bridge.

The Internal Revenue Service acknowledges that McGill, a retired civil engineer , never owed the government.

Workshops and initiatives for the newly arrived civil engineers , tile-makers and labourers did not materialise.

He was also a partner in the firm of Robertson &038; Mackintosh, civil engineers , with offices in London.

Brad Joss, civil engineer , killed in a vehicle accident in Sonoma County on Jan. 4, 1994.

Construction Plus is a series of community-focused web portals initially targeting architects, civil engineers and construction contractors.

The some one was a respected civil engineer , Charles B.. Stuart, who had worked surveying both lines.


Grove Projects will also act as consulting engineer .

Grove Projects is the consulting engineer .

John: In 1985, John had to give up his career as a consulting engineer because he was desperately ill.

Similar provisions also exist for consulting engineers and building designers.

Engineering evidence Introduction Engineers are the next most frequently used experts. Consulting engineers are expensive.

At the end of 1851 he left Fox &038; Henderson to practise on his own account in London as a consulting engineer .


I became 110 Women in Engineering an electrical engineer , by the way, because I was terrified of machines.

Her husband was an electrical engineer who wanted only to be a poet.

Powersafe has a UK-wide network of branches and its team of electrical engineers has undergone six months of specialist training.

Simeon still insisted, against all plausibility, that he would graduate from City as an electrical engineer .

He dresses and acts more like a 36-year-old electrical engineer .

Gary was an electrical engineer for a defense contractor in the Washington area.

Now he was thinking about becoming a mechanical or electrical engineer .


For the genetic engineers , the grail of nitrogen-fixation remains unattainable.

Recently, John Fagin, an internationally recognized molecular biologist and former genetic engineer from Fairfield, Iowa, made a stand.


The electronics package will demand more space within the casing than the mechanical engineers can provide.

Now he was thinking about becoming a mechanical or electrical engineer .

I think the world will always need mechanical engineers .

At a drop zone there she met Steve, a tall, outgoing mechanical engineer who built jet engines.

Tien insists he wants to go back to teaching and research as a mechanical engineer .


Newell felt that Lippincott, as the senior engineer most familiar with the project, should sit on the panel.

He joined the company last year as senior design engineer .

Burnham described FlashPort as a beefy, sophisticated and complex piece of software suitable for use by a senior engineer .

Long-term planning took a back seat in the deliberations of the senior engineers whose efforts were principally devoted to overcoming short-term problems.


Veronica, a civil and structural engineer , also has a technical day at work.

Anyone with a wall problem should hire a qualified structural engineer to write a specification that will solve the problem.

If they have, then a structural engineer must be asked to advise.

For the structural engineer considering how to design a steel skeleton for the skyscraper, there were certain important implications.

I face the same problems as a structural engineer .

As a structural engineer , he draws conclusions about overly high chimneys, mortar quality, and roofing tiles.

To overcome this templates were made and a structural engineer took constant vertical and horizontal measurements to plot the path of construction.

A structural engineer or knowledgeable contractor can advise you on that.



He qualified as an electronics engineer before going to teachers' training college after which he obtained a degree in art history.

Alex, an electronics engineer , landed a job after two months with a fast-paced computer company on the Peninsula.

Drinking in the Bull and Bush, are 25-year-old Edward Galley, an electronics engineer , and a couple of friends.


His first ambition was to be a pilot or flight engineer .

During the first two years 184 pilots, 43 instructors and 47 flight engineers completed their training.

Long after he left to become a flight engineer it continued to light them through the war and for many years after.

I handed it to a former flight engineer of 213 when I visited him in Toronto some years ago.


In the far more complex factory environment the skilled maintenance engineer is likely to have a role for some considerable time yet.

Sometimes the maintenance engineer is dealing with a type of failure he has never had before.

Consider for example the maintenance engineer operating as a diagnostician.

Pilots and other flight crew immediately come to mind; so too do maintenance engineers and air traffic controllers.

An experienced maintenance engineer approaches a problem as follows: 1.


I can also listen to a conversation between mining engineers and understand ninety-five percent of it, even after all these years.

He had been a mining engineer and away for months at a time.

A distinguished and internationally-known writer and thinker, Serfaty was a mining engineer by profession.

Elliot was one of a new type of mining engineer whose expertise extended to many parts of the industry.

Hatch resigned his appointment in 1892 and went to work as a mining engineer in Johannesburg.

My husband used to be a mining engineer , but we got tired of living abroad, so we bought this place.


In addition, there was one passenger on board, a ground service engineer who was to supervise ground handling at transit stops.

Computer service engineer - installing and maintaining computer systems and carrying out repairs when breakdowns occur.

He started his career as a distribution engineer , before becoming a service engineer.

Systems development was concentrated in the newly released Field Base package for service engineer operators.

The Profitboss identifies Marilyn McGregor as the top-ranking customer service engineer , highlighting the stream of compliments she gets from the field.


Certainly not software engineers or aerobics instructors.

And Rob, the twice-fired software engineer ?

Set up in 1999 by John Breen, a software engineer in Indiana, the site aims to reduce world hunger.

The typical software engineer at Tandem is making $ 65, 000 to $ 80, 000 a year.

At that time I was considered one of the best software engineers of my generation.

Jerome Coonen, one of the software engineers , spoke for the entire team.



Wolf meanwhile dreamed of becoming a designer of Soviet planes and trained as an engineer .

An answering service or beeper number is no substitute for a trained network engineer .


Jilly Curry uses her bilingual secretarial skills in London and Simon Baynes combines freelance photography with working as a telephone engineer .

He worked as an engineer with a construction company and lived quietly with girlfriend Lorna Burns in Eltham, south London.

Her 20-year-old son, Michael, who worked as an engineer , also lived in the house.

He was working as an engineer for Boston Edison, still patiently waiting for Amelia to settle down and marry him.

Her previous construction industry experience includes working as a site engineer , sub-agent and regional quality manager.

Gary, 26, left school with just four CSEs and began working as an engineer .


chartered accountant/surveyor/engineer etc

B and W were the two main equity partners in the firm of chartered accountants, C Connelly & Co.

For any chartered accountant interested in the package, Aldercare is offering the package free of charge for a 30-day trial.

He is a chartered engineer and a Member of Metallurgists.

Last year 1,050 people lost the right to call themselves chartered accountants because they didn't stump up by 30 June.

Working in a manufacturing company, or as a solicitor or chartered accountant gives invaluable experience.

Young Man: Mrs Grant, my Dad's a chartered accountant.


a civil engineer

a flight engineer

a software engineer


Among our sample were six engineers who, with differing motives, had been mature entrants to the profession.

As a recording engineer for the Beach Boys and other bands, Stephen Desper experimented with all sorts of sound technology.

He says the engineers were unable to explain why the cars were so slow.

Hewlett-Packard asks customers to make presentations describing their needs to its engineers.

I became 110 Women in Engineering an electrical engineer, by the way, because I was terrified of machines.

Mercedes-Benz's proud engineers also loathe being lumped in with companies making everything from washing machines to weapons.

They made a point of recruiting fledgling Latino engineers into the organization.

Without the models, the engineers had difficulty communicating at all.

II. verb




Once released, genetically engineered organisms become part of our ecosystem.

Personally I want genetically engineered foods and anything containing genetically engineered food ingredients banned.

U.S. farmers sold the world about $ 50 billion in farm goods last year, much of it genetically engineered .

Personally I want genetically engineered foods and anything containing genetically engineered food ingredients banned.

Anti-\#genetically engineered cotton action at Marks and Spencer-we think!

If insects learned to adapt to genetically engineered plants, the result could be widespread crop failure and famine, critics warn.

As we march off boldly into a genetically engineered future, the moral and ethical issues will get more and more pressing.

The component had been genetically engineered to produce a vaccine highly effective against all strains.



The departure of Mark, now a professor of engineering at the University of Texas, also had a more direct effect.



Furniture retailer Conroys is trying to engineer a compromise.

Some of us can remember Taber trying to engineer a carnival a few years back, and what happened to it.

She was trying to engineer her escape from the classics lecturer when Jamie made his way over.

They try too hard to engineer a safe environment for their child and, in so doing, interfere substantially-with serious consequences.


Before they could engineer an escape, they had to be sure that none of the guards were suspicious.

Sakakida engineered the escape of nearly 500 prisoners of war.

The socialist party secretly engineered the defeat of the government.

This computer has been specially engineered to run the latest operating systems.

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