chemical engineering


: engineering dealing with the industrial application of chemistry
chemical engineer noun

Examples of chemical engineering in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chemical engineering was in 1869

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“Chemical engineering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

chemical engineering

: engineering dealing with the use of chemistry in industry
chemical engineer noun

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