Meaning of ENGINEERING in English

[] 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.