Engineer vs Nonengineered - What's the difference?

engineer | nonengineered |


As a noun engineer

is a person who is qualified or professionally engaged in any branch of engineering.

As a verb engineer

is to design, construct or manage something as an engineer.

As an adjective nonengineered is

not engineered; traditional, natural, or organic.

engineer

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who is qualified or professionally engaged in any branch of engineering.
  • A person who operates an engine (such as a locomotive).
  • Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "engineer": mechanical, electrical, civil, architectural, environmental, mechatronics, industrial, optical, nuclear, structural, chemical, military, electronic, professional, chartered, licensed, certified, qualified.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To design, construct or manage something as an engineer.
  • To alter or construct something by means of genetic engineering.
  • To plan or achieve some goal by contrivance or guile; to wangle or finagle.
  • nonengineered

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not engineered; traditional, natural, or organic.
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