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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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engineeringen‧gi‧neer‧ing /ˌendʒəˈnɪərɪŋ $ -ˈnɪr-/ ●●○ S3 W3 noun [uncountable]  BOTEthe work involved in designing and building roads, bridges, machines etc civil engineering, genetic engineering
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engineeringThe investigation showed that the pollution probably derived from an engineering works that closed some 15 years ago.It is a widespread phenomenon, not restricted to nuclear power or genetic engineering.For them aircraft represent only a small part of their huge engineering and shipbuilding businesses.You should, ideally, have a degree in engineering or science.And the engineering marvel turned out to be a slow-motion natural disaster.It is another aspect of the engineering profession that is highly influenced by gender.So as an aircraft came out of the engineering wing I gave it a test.Curiously, this engineering approach had its origin in the study of plant growth.
From Longman Business Dictionaryengineeringen‧gi‧neer‧ing /ˌendʒəˈnɪərɪŋ-ˈnɪr-/ noun [uncountable] MANUFACTURINGthe profession and activity of designing the way roads, bridges, machines, electrical equipment etc are builtMost students specialize in one single branch of engineering.Building the Channel Tunnel was an incredible feat of engineering.The investigation revealed deficiencies in the aircraft’s design and engineering.The contract went to a French engineering company. chemical engineering civil engineering concurrent engineering electrical engineering heavy engineering light engineering mechanical engineering precision engineering reverse engineering simultaneous engineering software engineering structural engineering