Dictionary search results

Showing 1-25 of 25 results

engineering British & World English

The branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures

engineer British & World English

Design and build (a machine or structure)

badge engineering British & World English

The practice of marketing a motor vehicle under two or more brand names or badges

engineering brick British & World English

A brick made of semi-vitreous material, which is strong and impervious to water or frost

human engineering British & World English

The management of industrial labour, especially as regards relationships between people and machines

social engineering British & World English

The application of sociological principles to specific social problems

value engineering British & World English

The modification of designs and systems according to value analysis

chemical engineering British & World English

The branch of engineering concerned with the design and operation of industrial chemical plants

engineering science British & World English

The parts of science concerned with the physical and mathematical basis of engineering and machine technology

genetic engineering British & World English

The deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material

industrial engineering British & World English

The branch of engineering concerned with the design and operation of industrial processes

language engineering British & World English

The field of computing that uses tools such as machine-readable dictionaries and sentence parsers in order to process natural languages for applications such as speech synthesis and machine translation

mechanical engineering British & World English

The branch of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and use of machines

process engineering British & World English

The branch of engineering that is concerned with industrial processes, especially continuous ones such as the production of petrochemicals

protein engineering British & World English

The manipulation of the structures of proteins so as to produce desired properties, or the synthesis of proteins with particular structures

reverse engineering British & World English

The reproduction of another manufacturer’s product following detailed examination of its construction or composition

structural engineering British & World English

The branch of civil engineering that deals with large modern buildings and similar structures

business process re-engineering British & World English

The process of restructuring a company’s organization and methods, especially so as to exploit the capabilities of computers

bioengineering British & World English

another term for genetic engineering.

geoengineering British & World English

The deliberate large-scale manipulation of an environmental process that affects the earth’s climate, in an attempt to counteract the effects of global warming

re-engineer British & World English

Redesign (a device or machine)

re-engineering in re-engineer British & World English

Restructure (a company or part of its operations), especially by exploiting information technology

engineering sciences in engineering science British & World English

The parts of science concerned with the physical and mathematical basis of engineering and machine technology