Usage examples for engineering

  1. This canal will be one of the greatest engineering feats of the twentieth century; a greater engineering feat than has yet been accomplished during the history of mankind. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. It was destined to endure through all the horrors of the great war, a stronger protection to Vienna than all the fortifications which the engineering art could invent. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. All this demanded no little engineering skill; in fact, the creation of Babylonia was the birth of the science of engineering. – Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations by Archibald Sayce
  4. His mental powers were still vigorous, and his energy but little impaired: his strong constitution, his regular habits of life, the systematic relief which he obtained by short holiday expeditions whenever he found himself worn with work, and his keen interest in history, poetry, classics, antiquities, engineering, and other subjects not immediately connected with his profession, had combined to produce this result. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  5. But what has drawin's to do with engineering I'd like to know. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  6. His presence signified to us that this marvelous piece of engineering was the product of his skill in plan and execution. – The Chief Engineer by Henry Abbott
  7. The University of Nevada has the best equipped school of Mining Engineering in the Western States; it also has a summer course on several interesting subjects, which often is taken advantage of by many who find time passing slowly, and wish to " brush up a bit." – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  8. Recent experience of formal methods of conciliation and of sliding scales, especially in the mining, engineering, and metal industries, as well as the failure of some of the most important profit- sharing experiments, shows that we must be satisfied with slow progress in these direct endeavours after arbitration. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  9. Sanitary Science and Engineering. – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race
  10. In the engineering end, you don't have as much of that, Homer, as we do, but I tell you, it's a fright the amount of stuff we have to learn. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. But I do not think it required much engineering. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  12. No engineering terms, please! – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  13. Engineering has been my major work for twenty years and more. – Opportunities in Engineering by Charles M. Horton
  14. Astro's involved and detailed reply in engineering terms was almost gibberish to Tom, but he understood enough of the unit construction to sense that Astro had done something extraordinary. – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  15. Human Engineering will be the science by which the great social problems will be solved. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  16. Yes; he's engineering it. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston