human engineering


Definition of human engineering

1 : management of humans and their affairs especially in industry

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First Known Use of human engineering

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Human engineering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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