Civil engineer
Engineer En`gi*neer", n. [OE. enginer: cf. OF. engignier, F. ing['e]nieur. See {Engine}, n.] 1. A person skilled in the principles and practice of any branch of engineering; as, a civil engineer; an electronic engineer; a chemical engineer. See under {Engineering}, n. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver. [1913 Webster]

3. One who carries through an enterprise by skillful or artful contrivance; an efficient manager. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{Civil engineer}, a person skilled in the science of civil engineering.

{Military engineer}, one who executes engineering works of a military nature. See under {Engineering}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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