from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of engineering that encompasses the generation and application of heat and mechanical power and the design, production, and use of machines and tools.
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- n. The subfield of engineering concerned with designing and building machines and mechanical systems
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See the Note under Engineering.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinery
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