Meaning of ENGINEERING in English
[en.gi.neer.ing] n (1720) 1: the activities or function of an engineer
2. a: the application of science and mathematics by which the properties of matter and the sources of energy in nature are made useful to people b: the design and manufacture of complex products "software ~"
3: calculated manipulation or direction (as of behavior) "social ~"--compare genetic engineering
Merriam-Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Merriam Webster. 2012