engineering engineering  /ˈɛn dʒə ˈnɪ rɪŋ/


  1. (n) the practical application of science to commerce or industry
  2. (n) the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
  3. (n) a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located


  1. An engineering professor is harnessing people power to build solutions for the developing world.
  2. Wei Jianxing studied mechanical engineering at the Dalian Engineering Institute.
  3. The most ineffective bit of French engineering since the Maginot Line, the Renault Dauphine was originally to be named the Corvette, tres ironie.


  1. Thermal Engineering to shut down Sapulpa plant by November

    Thermal Engineering International Inc. says it will shut down its Sapulpa plant and merge the operations with those at its facility in Joplin, Mo.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

  2. Engineering a recovery: Business servicers show improvement in DEED survey

    Minnesota business service companies including engineering outfits are performing a little better than they were a year ago, according to a survey by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Finance and Commerce

  3. Graham Engineering Corporation Announces New Sales Representation in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

    Graham Engineering Corporation is pleased to announce that Orion Co. in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates now represents them.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "In the quest for alternatives to oil, our government has thrown around enough money subsidizing special interests and excusing failure. From now on, we will encourage heroic efforts in engineering, and we will reward the greatest success,"...
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: John McCain Source: ABC News

  2. Kenneth Chenault, the group's chairman and chief executive, said: "The re-engineering programme will help us to manage through one of the most challenging economic environments we've seen in many decades."
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Kenneth Chenault Source: Times Online

  3. "While this method would require a complex feat of engineering, we need to understand the costs and benefits and whether this method offers the best hope for a long-term solution for containing not only the carp, but other invasive species,"...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Dick Durbin Source: The Associated Press

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