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Engineer vs. Engine

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Engineernoun

A person who is qualified or professionally engaged in any branch of engineering.

Enginenoun

A large construction used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult etc.

Engineernoun

(Philippines) A title given to an engineer.

Enginenoun

A tool; a utensil or implement.

Engineernoun

A person who controls motion of substance (such as a locomotive). Rail transportation

Enginenoun

A complex mechanical device which converts energy into useful motion or physical effects.

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Engineernoun

(nautical) A person employed in the engine room of a ship.

Enginenoun

A person or group of people which influence a larger group; a driving force.

Engineerverb

(transitive) To design, construct or manage something as an engineer.

Enginenoun

The part of a car or other vehicle which provides the force for motion, now especially one powered by internal combustion.

Engineerverb

(transitive) To alter or construct something by means of genetic engineering.

Enginenoun

A self-powered vehicle, especially a locomotive, used for pulling cars along a track.

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Engineerverb

(transitive) To plan or achieve some goal by contrivance or guile; to wangle or finagle.

Enginenoun

(computing) A software or hardware system responsible for a specific technical task (usually with qualifying word).

‘a graphics engine; a physics engine’;

Engineerverb

(transitive) To control motion of substance; to change motion.

Enginenoun

(obsolete) Ingenuity; cunning, trickery, guile.

Engineerverb

To work as an engineer.

Enginenoun

(obsolete) The result of cunning; something ingenious, a contrivance; (in negative senses) a plot, a scheme.

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Engineernoun

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.

Enginenoun

(obsolete) Natural talent; genius.

Engineernoun

One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver.

Enginenoun

Anything used to effect a purpose; any device or contrivance; an agent.

Engineernoun

One who carries through an enterprise by skillful or artful contrivance; an efficient manager.

Engineverb

To equip with an engine; said especially of steam vessels.

‘Vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.’;

Engineerverb

To lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road.

Engineverb

To assault with an engine.

Engineerverb

To use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of; to manage; as, to engineer a bill through Congress.

Engineverb

To contrive; to put into action.

Engineernoun

a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems

Engineverb

To rack; to torture.

Engineernoun

the operator of a railway locomotive

Enginenoun

Natural capacity; ability; skill.

‘A man hath sapiences three,Memory, engine, and intellect also.’;

Engineerverb

design as an engineer;

‘He engineered the water supply project’;

Enginenoun

Anything used to effect a purpose; any device or contrivance; a machine; an agent.

‘You see the ways the fisherman doth takeTo catch the fish; what engines doth he make?’; ‘Their promises, enticements, oaths, tokens, and all these engines of lust.’;

Engineerverb

plan and direct (a complex undertaking);

‘he masterminded the robbery’;

Enginenoun

Any instrument by which any effect is produced; especially, an instrument or machine of war or torture.

Engineer

Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are professionals who invent, design, analyze, build and test machines, complex systems, structures, gadgets and materials to fulfill functional objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety and cost. The word engineer (Latin ingeniator) is derived from the Latin words ingeniare () and ingenium ().

‘to create, generate, contrive, devise’; ‘cleverness’;

Enginenoun

A compound machine by which any physical power is applied to produce a given physical effect.

Engineverb

To assault with an engine.

‘To engine and batter our walls.’;

Engineverb

To equip with an engine; - said especially of steam vessels; as, vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.

Engineverb

Pronounced, in this sense, .) To rack; to torture.

Enginenoun

motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work

Enginenoun

something used to achieve a purpose;

‘an engine of change’;

Enginenoun

a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks

Enginenoun

a machine with moving parts that converts power into motion

‘engine failure’; ‘the roar of a car engine’;

Enginenoun

a thing that is the agent or instrument of a particular process

‘exports used to be the engine of growth’;

Enginenoun

a locomotive.

Enginenoun

a fire engine.

Enginenoun

a mechanical device or instrument, especially one used in warfare

‘a siege engine’;

Engine

An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines convert heat into work via various thermodynamic processes.

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