Engineering en


Engineering meaning

Engineering is the application of mathematics, empirical evidence and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, innovate, design, build, maintain, research, and improve structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, and processes. The discipline of engineering is extremely broad, and encompasses a range of more specialized fields of engineering, each with a more specific emphasis on particular areas of applied science, technology and types of application.


  1. (noun) Originally, the art of managing engines; in its modern and extended sense, the art and science by which the mechanical properties of matter are made useful to man in structures and machines; the occupation and work of an engineer.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engineer
Word: 2engineer
Function of engineering: transitive verb
1 : to lay out, construct, or manage as an engineer
2 a : to contrive or plan out usually with more or less subtle skill and craft b : to guide the course of
3 : to modify or produce by genetic engineering <grain crops engineered to require fewer nutrients and produce higher yields>
synonym see GUIDE

Synonyms of engineering