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Engineering

Engineering is any art where one is designing and constructing.

Engines

The classic definition of the word engineering is:

The art of managing engines.

Artillery

Later, the word engineering took on an additional meaning:

The art of directing the artillery of an army.

Designing and Constructing

And still later, the word engineering came to mean:

Any art where one is designing and constructing.

This definition of the word engineering (designing and constructing) is the one that is most common today.

Examples

For example:…

Software Engineering

Software engineering is the art of designing and constructing software.

-- Mirza Charles Iliya Krempeaux
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