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Meaning of ENGINEER

Pronunciation:  `enju'neer

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
  2. [n]  the operator of a railway locomotive
  3. [v]  plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
  4. [v]  design as an engineer; "He engineered the water supply project"

ENGINEER is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: applied scientist, direct, engine driver, locomotive engineer, mastermind, orchestrate, organise, organize, railroad engineer, technologist
 See Also: aeronautical engineer, aerospace engineer, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, army engineer, automotive engineer, Bryan Donkin, Buckminster Fuller, Casey Jones, Charles Franklin Kettering, Charles Kettering, choreograph, civil engineer, Claude E. Shannon, Claude Elwood Shannon, Claude Shannon, coder, computer programmer, da Vinci, Daimler, design, Diesel, Donkin, Eiffel, electrical engineer, Elmer Ambrose Sperry, Fuller, George Washington Goethals, Goethals, Gottlieb Daimler, Hugo Junkers, human, individual, James Watt, John Augustus Roebling, John Luther Jones, John Roebling, Jones, Junkers, Karl Wilhelm Siemens, Kettering, Leonardo, Leonardo da Vinci, manipulator, marine engineer, mechanical engineer, metallurgical engineer, metallurgist, military engineer, mining engineer, mortal, naval engineer, operator, person, plan, programmer, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster Fuller, Richard Trevithick, rocket engineer, rocket scientist, Roebling, Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel, Rudolf Diesel, Shannon, Siemens, Sir Charles William Siemens, software engineer, somebody, someone, soul, Sperry, surveyor, Thomas Augustus Watson, Trevithick, Watson, Watt



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \En`gi*neer"\, n. [OE. enginer: cf. OF. engignier, F.
    ing['e]nieur. See {Engine}, n.]
    1. A person skilled in the principles and practice of any
       branch of engineering. See under {Engineering}, n.
    2. One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an
       engine driver.
    3. One who carries through an enterprise by skillful or
       artful contrivance; an efficient manager. [Colloq.]
    {Civil engineer}, a person skilled in the science of civil
    {Military engineer}, one who executes engineering works of a
       military nature. See under {Engineering}.
  2. \En`gi*neer"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engineered}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Engineering}.]
    1. To lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the
       work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road. --J.
    2. To use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of;
       to manage; as, to engineer a bill through Congress.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing an engineer in your dream, suggests that you are taking charge of your life. It also indicates that you are evaluating a situation and how various pieces fit together.
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