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en juh ni ring

  • n  the practical application of science to commerce or industry
  • n  the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study
  • n  a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located
  • v  design as an engineer
  • v  plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

  • An engineering professor is harnessing people power to build solutions for the developing world.
  • Wei Jianxing studied mechanical engineering at the Dalian Engineering Institute.
  • Franz-Josef Ulm, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, says "there's not one single cement company that isn't looking at .
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  • John McCain in ABC News
    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,...
  • Kenneth Chenault in Times Online
    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."
  • Dick Durbin in The Associated Press
    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,...

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