engineer[ en-juh-neer ]SEE DEFINITION OF engineer
Synonyms for engineer
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENGINEER
"It was providential, your seeing the rock," he said to the engineer.
So Bill Nevins, my engineer, who was workin' the h'ister, and I went up.
In his work as engineer he had had occasion to study up Morse in heliographing.
The room was not at all what one might expect of an engineer's study.
The engineer knows best what tools to use in strengthening his own machine.
"It all makes me feel so lonely," whispered June, clinging to the engineer's arm.
The engineer winced as Solinski enfolded his hand in a clammy grip.
The flash wavered as the engineer tried to get his nerves under control.
The engineer laughed bitterly as he reached for a cigarette.
With revolver in hand he instructed the engineer to pull out.
early 14c., "constructor of military engines," from Old French engigneor, from Late Latin ingeniare (see engine); general sense of "inventor, designer" is recorded from early 15c.; civil sense, in reference to public works, is recorded from c.1600. Meaning "locomotive driver" is first attested 1832, American English. A "maker of engines" in ancient Greece was a mekhanopoios.