Definition of Naval engineer
1. Noun. A naval officer responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship's engines.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist
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Literary usage of Naval engineer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1889)
"The Engineer-in-Chief who is a naval engineer officer (an inspector of machinery RN) merely ranks with a captain under three years' seniority, ..."
2. Pamphlets: United States Navy] (1879)
"RELATION OF THE DUTIES OF THE naval engineer OFFICERS TO THE PROBLEM. BY PASSED ASSISTANT ENGINEER JOHN R. EDWARDS, US NAVY. ..."
3. Report on Foreign Systems of Naval Education by James Russell Soley (1880)
"Means are afforded them of acquiring the groundwork of the knowledge required by a naval engineer in regard to the working of marine engines and boilers, ..."
4. Cassell's New Biographical Dictionary: Containing Memoirs of the Most by Cassell Publishing Company, Cassell publishing company, pub (1896)
"... military and naval engineer, was a brother to the preceding. His education began at Westminster. At Oriel College, Oxford, where he was a pupil of John ..."
5. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1902)
"ROYAL naval engineer. The Boyal naval engineer as Student and Officer. By an Engineer, not BN pp. 24. Plymouth, 1899. 8°. »08805. f. 34. (3.) AFPI. ..."
6. A Fleet in Being: Notes of Two Trips with the Channel Squadron by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"... THE naval engineer. "She's a giddy little thing," said the Chief Engineer. "Come down and have a look." I declined in suitable language. ..."
7. The Marine Engineer (1882)
"He has besides many lives depending for safety on him. It would be almost impossible for a naval engineer to do £10000 worth, or even £1000 worth of ..."