Definition of Civil engineering

1. Noun. The branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges.




Definition of Civil engineering

1. Noun. The technical design and construction of public works (buildings, roads, harbors, public greens ...) and/or technically equivalent private (usually corporate) ones ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Civil Engineering

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civil-society
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civil death
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civil discourse
civil disobedience
civil disorders
civil enforcement officer
civil enforcement officers
civil engineer
civil engineering (current term)
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Literary usage of Civil engineering

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1. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1907)
"in civil engineering; Henry B. Alvord, SB, Assistant in civil engineering; James M. Barker, SB, Assistant in civil engineering; Allan R. Cullimore, SB, ..."

2. Engineering Education: Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Society by American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education (U.S.). Meeting (1896)
"What Professional Subjects Should be Included in a Four Years' Course in Civil Engineering, and how Much Time Should be Given to Each, When no Specialized ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"MH Stacy, formerly associate professor of civil engineering, has been promoted to professor of civil engineering and Т. Г. Hickerson haß been advanced to ..."

4. Catalogue by Dartmouth College, Brewton-Parker College (1900)
"The THAYER SCHOOL OF civil engineering was established more than a quarter of a century ago, to provide a distinctively postgraduate or professional course ..."

5. Engineering Education: Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Society by Meeting (1920)
"15, civil engineering. SUBJECT: METHODS AND DETAILS OF TEACHING STRUCTURAL DESIGN. ... The general curriculum in civil engineering should be fundamental in ..."

6. Journal by Institution of Electrical Engineers Radio Section (1874)
"We have, it is true, in the distinction between military and civil engineering a good logical division. Every subject of civil engineering is included in ..."

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