HyperDic: engineering_science

English > 1 sense of the expression engineering science:
NOUNcognitionengineering science, engineering, applied science, technologythe discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
English > engineering science: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems.
Synonymsengineering, applied science, technology
Category offlood control(engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods
sink(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
source(technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system
Narroweraeronautical engineeringThe branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
architectural engineeringThe branch of engineering that deals with the construction of buildings (as distinguished from architecture as a design art)
bionicsapplication of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems)
biotechnology, bioengineering, ergonomicsThe branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
chemical engineeringThe branch of engineering that is concerned with the design and construction and operation of the plants and machinery used in industrial chemical processes
civil engineeringThe branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges
computer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
electrical engineering, EEThe branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication
industrial engineering, industrial managementThe branch of engineering that deals with the creation and management of systems that integrate people and materials and energy in productive ways
information technology, ITThe branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
mechanical engineeringThe branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinery
nanotechnologyThe branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)
naval engineeringThe branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of ships
nuclear engineeringThe branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction and operation of nuclear reactors
rocketryThe branch of engineering science that studies rocket design and operation
Broaderdiscipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwickA branch of knowledge
Spanishciencia aplicada, ciencias aplicadas, ingeniería, tecnología
Catalanciència aplicada, enginyeria, tecnologia

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