Definition of Military engineer
1. Noun. A member of the military who is trained in engineering and construction work.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist
Specialized synonyms: Sapper, Sapper
Lexicographical Neighbors of Military Engineer
Literary usage of Military engineer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Engineer in War: With Special Reference to the Training of the Engineer by Paul Stanley Bond (1916)
"The military engineer must have, therefore, a thorough working knowledge of the more important branches of civil, mechanical and electrical engineering as ..."
2. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1821)
"Report of the civil and military engineer of the State of South Carolina, for the year 1819. The Hermit in Philadelphia. Second series. By Peter Atall. ..."
3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"On the other hand, many of the problems presented to the military engineer are of such nature that they are solved by direct applications of sanitary ..."
4. Lives and Works of Civil and Military Engineers of America by Charles Beebe Stuart (1871)
"COLONEL WILLIAM McKEE, CIVIL AND military engineer COLONEL WILLIAM ... was a military engineer at the commencement of the war of eighteen hundred and twelve ..."
5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The military engineer ia an officer in the service of government, whose duties are principally to construct fortifications, to make surveys for warlike ..."
6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1868)
"The military engineer is an officer in the service of government, whose duties are principally to construct fortifications, to make surveys for warlike ..."
7. The American Engineers in France by William Barclay Parsons (1920)
"CHAPTER I THE NEW military engineer The effect of the war on the military ... Perhaps the most striking illustration of the military engineer covering the ..."