"engineer Synonyms"

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Word Example of - engineer

    Example Sentences for engineer

    When the engineer at last caught sight of him it was with a feeling of anger at what he regarded as the foolhardiness of the boy.

    As we were nearly up with the opening, I rang for the engineer to stop and back her.

    No more was then said, the engineer and fireman giving their attention to what was going on at the express car.

    "Let her out, Moses," I called to the engineer through the speaking-tube.

    He was strong, active, and energetic, and as he grew up he was trained to be an engineer.

    The wheelman rang the speed-bell, and then spoke through the tube to the engineer.

    With a shout of warning, he jumped and ran toward the stopped train, yelling at the engineer for God's sake to pull out and go on.

    The crew followed them, though the engineer remained at his post.

    "There is another reason why I fancy your boy, and think I can make an engineer of him," continued Mr. Hobart.

    Then he spoke through the tube to the engineer, and rang the gong.

Word Origin & History of - engineer

    Word Origin & History

    engineer early 14c., "constructor of military engines," from O.Fr. engigneor, from L.L. ingeniare (see engine); general sense of "inventor, designer" is recorded from early 15c.; civil sense, in ref. to public works, is recorded from c.1600. Meaning "locomotive driver" is first attested 1832, Amer.Eng. The verb is attested from 1843; figurative sense of "arrange, contrive" is attested from 1864, originally in a political context. Related: Engineered. Engineering as a field of study is attested from 1792; an earlier word was engineership (1640s). Engineery was attempted in 1793, but it did not stick.