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1 engineer /ˌɛnʤəˈniɚ/ noun
plural engineers
1 engineer
/ˌɛnʤəˈniɚ/
noun
plural engineers
Learner's definition of ENGINEER
[count]
: a person who has scientific training and who designs and builds complicated products, machines, systems, or structures : a person who specializes in a branch of engineering
: a person who runs or is in charge of an engine in an airplane, a ship, etc.
US : a person who runs a train
British : a person who is trained to repair electrical or mechanical equipment
: a soldier who builds roads, bridges, etc.
2 engineer /ˌɛnʤəˈniɚ/ verb
engineers; engineered; engineering
2 engineer
/ˌɛnʤəˈniɚ/
verb
engineers; engineered; engineering
Learner's definition of ENGINEER
[+ object]
: to plan, build, or manage (something) by using scientific methods usually used as (be) engineered
: to produce or plan (something) especially in a clever and skillful way
technical : to change the genetic structure of (a plant or animal) usually used as (be) engineered
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