HyperDic: engineer

English > 4 senses of the word engineer:
NOUNperson engineer, applied scientist, technologista person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
person engineer, locomotive engineer, railroad engineer, engine driverthe operator of a railway locomotive
VERBcognitionengineerdesign as an engineer
cognitionengineer, mastermind, direct, organize, organise, orchestrateplan and direct (a complex undertaking)
engineer > pronunciation
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English > engineer: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
Synonymsapplied scientist, technologist
InstancesDaimler, Gottlieb DaimlerGerman engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine (1834-1900)
Diesel, Rudolf Diesel, Rudolf Christian Karl DieselGerman engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
Donkin, Bryan DonkinEnglish engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin / tin can (1768-1855)
Eiffel, Alexandre Gustave EiffelFrench engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)
Fuller, Buckminster Fuller, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster FullerUnited States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
Goethals, George Washington GoethalsUnited States army ... / army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)
Junkers, Hugo JunkersGerman aircraft engineer who designed the first all-metal airplane (1859-1935)
Kettering, Charles Kettering, Charles Franklin KetteringUnited States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958)
Leonardo, Leonardo da Vinci, da VinciItalian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect
Roebling, John Roebling, John Augustus RoeblingUnited States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)
Shannon, Claude Shannon, Claude E. Shannon, Claude Elwood ShannonUnited States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
Siemens, Karl Wilhelm Siemens, Sir Charles William Siemensengineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
Sperry, Elmer Ambrose SperryUnited States engineer and inventor of the gyrocompass (1860-1930)
Trevithick, Richard TrevithickEnglish engineer who built the first railway locomotive (1771-1833)
Watson, Thomas Augustus WatsonUnited States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments / experiments (1854-1934)
Watt, James WattScottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
Narroweraeronautical engineerAn engineer concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
aerospace engineerAn engineer of aircraft and space vehicles
army engineer, military engineerA member of the military who is trained in engineering / engineering and construction work
automotive engineerAn engineer concerned with the design and construction of automobiles
civil engineerAn engineer trained to design and construct and maintain public works (roads or bridges or harbors etc.)
electrical engineerA person trained in practical applications of the theory of electricity
marine engineer, naval engineerA naval officer responsible for the operation / operation and maintenance of the ship's engines
mechanical engineerA person trained to design and construct machines
metallurgist, metallurgical engineerAn engineer trained in the extraction and refining and alloying and fabrication of metals
mining engineerAn engineer concerned with the construction and operation of mines
programmer, computer programmer, coder, software engineerA person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
rocket engineer, rocket scientistAn engineer who builds and tests rockets
surveyorAn engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishingeniera, ingeniero, tecnóloga, tecnólogo
Catalanenginyera, enginyer, tecnòleg, tecnòloga
Verbsengineerplan and direct (a complex undertaking)
engineerdesign as an engineer
English > engineer: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe operator of a railway locomotive.
Synonymslocomotive engineer, railroad engineer, engine driver
InstancesJones, Casey Jones, John Luther JonesUnited States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train
Broaderoperator, manipulatorAn agent that operates some apparatus or machine
Spanishconductor ferroviario, ingeniero ferroviario, ingeniero, maquinista
Catalanmaquinista
Nounsenginemotor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
enginea wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
English > engineer: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningdesign as an engineer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he engineer his major works over a short period of time?
Example"He engineered the water supply project"
Broaderdesign, planmake a design of
Nounsengineera person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
engineeringthe practical application of technical and scientific knowledge to commerce or industry
English > engineer: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningplan and direct (a complex undertaking).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsmastermind, direct, organize, organise, orchestrate
Narrowerchoreographplan / plan and oversee the development and details of
Broaderplanmake plans for something
Spanisharticular, coordinar, dirigir, encaminar, organizar, orquestar
Catalanarticular, coordinar, dirigir, encaminar, organitzar
Nounsengineera person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems

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