There are 2 translations of engineer in Spanish:

engineer1

Pronunciation: /ˌendʒəˈnɪr; ˌendʒɪˈnɪə(r)/

n

  • 1 1.1 (graduate) ingeniero, -ra (m,f)
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    • Basso is qualified as an aeronautical engineer, having worked in the United States for NASA near Washington.
    • Richie Hindle is a professional software engineer in the UK.
    • He is a registered professional engineer in New Hampshire.
    1.2 (in factory) (BrE) oficial, -ciala (m,f) 1.3 (for maintenance) (BrE) técnico (mf), ingeniero, -ra (m,f) (Méx)
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    • This is important to the engineers who design and build products, because it gives them a tool to determine what the future costs will be.
    • This guy is an engineer who designs and builds humanoid robots that are capable of standing and walking on their own, not just some guy who tinkers in his garage.
    • In the early days of television, the engineers who designed and built TV picture tubes faced technical problems that caused them to make some compromises.
    1.4 [Naut] maquinista (mf) naval chief engineer jefe, -fa (m,f) de máquinas 1.5 [Mil] the Engineers el cuerpo de ingenieros
  • 2 (AmE) [Rail] maquinista (mf)
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    • This is because a Restricting signal may require that the engineer stop his train for an obstruction shortly beyond the home signal.
    • New signs have been installed along the tracks, alerting train engineers to the distance remaining to the railroad crossings in the center of town as they approach the city limits.
    • He says that when train engineers blow their horns through town it is blatant harassment.

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There are 2 translations of engineer in Spanish:

engineer2

vt

  • 1 (contrive, bring about) [plan] urdir, tramar; [defeat/downfall] fraguar* she engineered a truce between the two factions logró or consiguió una tregua entre las dos facciones he engineered the company's recovery fue el artífice de la recuperación de la empresa
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    • Grant, who worked as a director with United Biscuits before engineering a management buy-out of Mackay's in 1995, is clear about what he is doing.
    • Brenda hadn't ceased to plot, plan and engineer his defeat, regardless if he was the only capable negotiator dedicated to the union's position.
    • That has produced a consensus view that China was successfully engineering a managed slowdown.
  • 2
    (engineered past p)
    a beautifully engineered bridge/road un puente/una carretera de magnífica ingeniería genetically engineered bacteria bacterias (fpl) creadas por ingeniería genética
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    • Design professionals can contribute to the conservation of materials by designing and engineering structures so they can be more easily taken apart in the future.
    • The extended version is designed, engineered and built by the same company.
    • Similarly, the Ford Territory is designed, engineered and built in Melbourne.

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.