\ˌɛnd͡ʒɪnˈi͡ə], \ˌɛndʒɪnˈiə], \ˌɛ_n_dʒ_ɪ_n_ˈiə]\
Definitions of ENGINEER
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
An engine-maker or manager: one who directs military works and engines: a CIVIL ENGINEER, one who superintends the construction of public works: a MECHANICAL ENGINEER practices the avocation of the machinist, in executing the presses, mills, looms, and other great machines employed in the arts and manufactures, particularly in constructing steam-engines, and the apparatus by which they are rendered available for giving motion to ships, carriages, or machinery: one who manages military engines or artillery: an engine-driver; one who manages a railway engine; a person who attends to the machinery on board a steam-vessel: one who carries through any scheme or enterprise by skill or artful contrivance; a manager.
To direct as an engineer the execution or formation of; to perform the office of an engineer in respect of; as, to engineer a canal, to engineer a tunnel through the Alps: to work upon; to ply; to try some scheme or plan upon. "Unless we engineered him with question after question we could get nothing out of him."-Cowper. Also to guide or manage by ingenuity and tact; to conduct through or over obstacles by contrivance and effort; as, to engineer a bill through a legislative body.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
To superintend the engineering of; to try engineering measures with; to manage to carry through, as by skill of engineering.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.