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engineer +‎ -ing

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌɛn(d)ʒɪˈnɪə.ɹɪŋ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌɛn.d͡ʒɪˈnɪ(ə)ɹ.ɪŋ/


  1. present participle and gerund of engineer

engineering (usually uncountable, plural engineerings)

  1. (uncountable) The application of mathematics and the physical sciences to the needs of humanity and the development of technology.
  2. The area aboard a ship where the engine is located.
  3. Actions controling the motion, shape, and/or substance of any physical object(s).
  4. Designates office area of the professional engineering staff.
  • engineering boot
  • engineeringly
  • geoengineering
  • non-engineering, nonengineering
  • science
  • applied mathematics
  • engineering on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Unadapted borrowing from English engineering.

engineering n (uncountable)

  1. engineering
  • engineering in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN

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