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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who works to use power and resources in ways that are useful. Also: A person who runs a train.

Usage examples (25)
  • The engineer's first problem in any design situation is to discover what the problem really is.
  • A train engineer is lulled to sleep by the monotony of the job and misses a signal.
  • Then we called the engineer and asked about the coal.
  • - Never said the experienced engineer is incapable of anything. for more
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