Associations to the word «Engineering»


ENGINEERING, verb. Present participle of engineer
ENGINEERING, noun. (uncountable) The application of mathematics and the physical sciences to the needs of humanity and the development of technology.
ENGINEERING, noun. The area aboard a ship where the engine is located.
ENGINEERING STRAIN, noun. (engineering) A dimensionless measure of object deformation; the of the ratio of the object's deformed length to the its initial length, along some axis.
ENGINEERING STRESS, noun. (engineering) In a tensile test; the ratio of the applied force to the initial cross-sectional area of the tensile specimen (ignoring the gradual decrease in area resulting from Poisson's ratio).

Dictionary definition

ENGINEERING, noun. The practical application of science to commerce or industry.
ENGINEERING, noun. The discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study".
ENGINEERING, noun. A room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.