|1.||[ noun ] a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems|
|Related terms:||person surveyor electrical_engineer marine_engineer automotive_engineer army_engineer daimler mechanical_engineer metallurgist mining_engineer programmer karl_wilhelm_siemens civil_engineer richard_trevithick rocket_engineer diesel bryan_donkin alexandre_gustave_eiffel buckminster_fuller george_washington_goethals hugo_junkers charles_franklin_kettering john_augustus_roebling claude_e._shannon Leonardo elmer_ambrose_sperry aerospace_engineer thomas_augustus_watson james_watt aeronautical_engineer|
|2.||[ verb ] design as an engineer|
"He engineered the water supply project"
|3.||[ verb ] plan and direct (a complex undertaking)|
|Synonyms:||organize mastermind orchestrate organise direct|
"he masterminded the robbery"
|Related terms:||plan choreograph administration organization organizer orchestration originator|
|4.||[ noun ] the operator of a railway locomotive|
|Synonyms:||engine_driver locomotive_engineer railroad_engineer|
|Related terms:||operator casey_jones|