Definition of engineering
- software engineering
- social engineering
This control panel is a good example of smart engineering.
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: 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)
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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