engineer

Part of speech: verb

To execute by contrivance.

Part of speech: verb

To plan and superintend the construction of.

Part of speech: noun

One versed in or practising engineering.

Part of speech: noun

One who runs an engine.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Stephen Crane.