What does the word engineer mean?

Usage examples for engineer

  1. By Von Scheliha, Lieutenant- Colonel and chief engineer of the department of the Gulf of Mexico of the army of the late Confederate States of America." – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. " To be a civil engineer you do, and that is what your son wants to be. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  3. He used the whip with judgment and deliberation as the engineer would have used coal or oil. – Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane