chemical engineering


Definition of chemical engineering

: engineering dealing with the industrial application of chemistry

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Other Words from chemical engineering

chemical engineer noun

Examples of chemical engineering in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her only sibling, Janez Lawson Bordeaux, got her chemical engineering degree at UCLA and became a NASA human computer, the first African American hired into a technical job at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Los Angeles Times, 6 Mar. 2021 Robert Gore earned a chemical engineering degree from the University of Delaware. Amir Vera, CNN, 20 Sep. 2020 Her father, Han Wu, came to America for graduate school in chemical engineering., 12 Aug. 2021 In 1959, Desai got a scholarship from the United Methodist Church to come to the United States to study chemical engineering at Montana State University. Faiza Mahamud, Star Tribune, 26 July 2021 Marquez, who is a native of Georgia, moved to Tuskegee to study chemical engineering at Tuskegee University. Andrea Cavallier, NBC News, 15 Mar. 2021 The iconic shot was what actually started her on the path to becoming a model; previously, the class valedictorian had been on her way to Northwestern University to get a degree in chemical engineering. Kaitlyn Frey,, 16 Aug. 2021 Servoss, a chemical engineering professor, and her husband, a business owner, have been taking turns caring for their three kids. Author: Heather Long, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Aug. 2021 Rosebrook, who plans to pursue a chemical engineering degree and eventually become a doctor or nurse, smiled when the official crown worn by every Rose Festival queen since 1922 was gently placed on her head. oregonlive, 18 June 2021

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First Known Use of chemical engineering

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chemical engineering was in 1869

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22 Sep 2021

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“Chemical engineering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of chemical engineering

: a type of engineering that deals with the use of chemistry in industry

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