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human engineering Syllabification: hu·man en·gi·neer·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)yo͞omən ˌenjəˈni(ə)riNG/

Definition of human engineering in English:


The management of industrial labor, especially with regard to relationships between people and machines; ergonomics.
Example sentences
  • If you live in a city, as I do, everything you see in every direction is the product of human engineering, design, or manipulation.
  • One held up in the brightness of day, clean and normal and ordered, a testament to industry and human engineering, housing everyday people doing everyday jobs and going about their everyday business.
  • To be able to talk to anyone, at any time, without the mediator of the human messenger and without the messenger's attendant delays, is a thoroughly modern triumph of human engineering.
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