Definition of chemical engineering in English:

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chemical engineering

Pronunciation: /ˈkeməkəl ˌenjəˈni(ə)riNG/


The branch of engineering concerned with the design and operation of industrial chemical plants.
Example sentences
  • The understanding and development of these operations gave rise to the branch of engineering called chemical engineering.
  • She earned degrees in physical chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
  • I don't know whether to go for chemical engineering or electrical engineering.


chemical engineer

Example sentences
  • Individual nominees must be chemists or chemical engineers who are ACS members and who reside in the ACS regional meeting territories.
  • Scholarships provide a valuable opportunity for aspiring chemists and chemical engineers in industry and academia.
  • These individuals serve as a testimony to the valuable role that chemists and chemical engineers play in improving our lives.

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Syllabification: chem·i·cal en·gi·neer·ing

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