(noun, verb)


1. the practical application of technical and scientific knowledge to commerce or industry

Definition categories: act, profession, technology

2. the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems

- he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

Similar word(s): technology

Definition categories: thought, bailiwick, discipline, field, study, subject

3. a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located

Definition categories: man–made, room


1. present participle of engineer