en·gi·neer – [en-juh-neer]
1.a person trained and skilled in the design, construction, and use of engines or machines, or in any of various branches of engineering: a mechanical engineer; a civil engineer.
2.a person who operates or is in charge of an engine.
3.Also called locomotive engineer. Railroads . a person who operates or is in charge of a locomotive.
4.a member of an army, navy, or air force specially trained in engineering work.
5.a skillful manager: a political engineer.
Verb (used with object):
6.to plan, construct, or manage as an engineer: He’s engineered several big industrial projects.
7.to design or create using the techniques or methods of engineering: The motor has been engineered to run noiselessly.
8.to arrange, manage, or carry through by skillful or artful contrivance: He certainly engineered the election campaign beautifully.