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Definition of Engineer

Engineer

  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.
  4. To lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road.
  5. To use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of; to manage; as, to engineer a bill through Congress.

Engineer Quotations

Engineering stimulates the mind. Kids get bored easily. They have got to get out and get their hands dirty: make things, dismantle things, fix things. When the schools can offer that, you'll have an engineer for life.
Bruce Dickinson

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.
Corrie Ten Boom

The writer is the engineer of the human soul.
Joseph Stalin

To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
Alexander Calder

A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering.
Freeman Dyson
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Engineer Translations

engineer in Afrikaans is ingenieur
engineer in Dutch is ingenieur
engineer in German is Ingenieur, Ingenieur
engineer in Italian is ingengnere, ingegnere
engineer in Portuguese is engenheiro, coordenador
engineer in Spanish is ingeniero
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