civil engineering

noun

Definition of civil engineering

:a type of engineering that deals with the science of designing and building roads, bridges, large buildings, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

civil play
  1. : of or relating to citizens

  2. : of or relating to the state or its citizenry

  3. : civilized

engineering play
  1. : the activities or function of an engineer

  2. : the application of science and mathematics by which the properties of matter and the sources of energy in nature are made useful to people

  3. : the design and manufacture of complex products


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