engineer : Definition, Usages, News and More

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en juh nir

  • n  a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
  • n  the operator of a railway locomotive
  • v  design as an engineer
    He engineered the water supply project
  • v  plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

  • A scarcity of petroleum engineers means hard-to-get crude is increasingly difficult to extract and even high salaries will not solve the problem overnight.
  • On the middeck below were Ellison Onizuka, an aerospace engineer; Gregory Jarvis, an electrical engineer; and McAuliffe.
  • Trained as a civil engineer, linguist, cultural anthropologist and Presbyterian minister, he describes himself as a "Christian social engineer.
News & Articles

  • Assistant engineer resigns; no word from engineer applicant
    Page County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of assistant county engineer Brandon Burmeister during their Wednesday, June 12, meeting. His resignation is effective June 25.
    June 12, 2013 - Shenandoah Valley News
  • Monroe engineer charged following three-car crash
    MONROE — The township’s longtime engineer and emergency management coordinator was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of assault by auto on June 6 in connection with a June 4 motor vehicle accident. read more
    June 12, 2013 - East Brunswick Sentinel
  • BP Engineer Accused in Oil Spill Cover-up Goes to Court
    It was the worst offshore oil spill in US history. Wednesday, a former BP engineer will go to court for getting rid of crucial information about the spill...
    June 12, 2013 - 5 Eyewitness News St. Paul

  • Henry Waxman in
    Five days before the explosion, BP's drilling engineer called Macondo a 'nightmare well'. BP appears to have made multiple decisions for economic reasons that increased the danger of a catastrophic well failure,they wrote. "Time after...
  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    Let's think about this: these are the same guys who helped engineer the distraction of the war in Iraq at a time when we could have pinned down the people who actually committed 9-11,Obama told reporters on his campaign plane.
  • Anwar Ibrahim in FOXNews
    Anwar accused Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's government of trying to "engineer an atmosphere of fear and instability" to avert his bid to seize power.

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