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engineering

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noun en·gi·neer·ing \-ˈnir-iŋ\

Simple Definition of engineering

  • : the work of designing and creating large structures (such as roads and bridges) or new products or systems by using scientific methods

  • : the control or direction of something (such as behavior)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of engineering

  1. 1 :  the activities or function of an engineer

  2. 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 engineering>

  3. 3 :  calculated manipulation or direction (as of behavior) <social engineering> — compare genetic engineering

Examples of engineering in a sentence

  1. This control panel is a good example of smart engineering.



1720

First Known Use of engineering

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Rhymes with engineering



ENGINEERING Defined for Kids

engineering

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noun en·gi·neer·ing \ˌen-jə-ˈnir-iŋ\

Definition of engineering for Students

  1. :  the application of science to the goal of creating useful machines (as automobiles) or structures (as roads and dams) <industrial engineering> <computer engineering>





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