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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

If vampires were a separate species, and they were into genetic engineering, what would they engineer for?
Octavia E. Butler

A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
Helmut Jahn

If you are a woman, you might feel torn between logical agreement and emotional resistance. Why? It seems like a simpler solution to blame men for the pay gap than to engineer your own bridge to higher pay.
Warren Farrell

As you may know, I am a mechanical engineer.
Bill Nye

My background educationally is physics and economics, and I grew up in sort of an engineering environment - my father is an electromechanical engineer. And so there were lots of engineery things around me.
Elon Musk
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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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