• (America) IPA: /ˌɛnd͡ʒɪˈnɪɹ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɛnd͡ʒɪˈnɪə/

engineer (plural engineers)

  1. A person who is qualified or professionally engaged in any branch of engineering.
  2. (Philippines) A title given to an engineer.
  3. (chiefly, American) A person who controls motion of substance (such as a locomotive). topics en
  4. (nautical) A person employed in the engine room of a ship.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: инжене́р
Translations Verb

engineer (engineers, present participle engineering; past and past participle engineered)

  1. (transitive) To design, construct or manage something as an engineer.
  2. (transitive) To alter or construct something by means of genetic engineering.
  3. (transitive) To plan or achieve some goal by contrivance or guile; to wangle or finagle.
  4. (transitive) To control motion of substance; to change motion.
  5. (intransitive, obsolete) To work as an engineer.
  • Spanish: manipular genéticamente

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