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civil engineering

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noun
  1. the work or profession of a civil engineer.
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  • Civil-engineering is what I think I should like better than anything else in the world!

    Campmates

    Kirk Munroe

  • Here is your font, not at all of Saint John, but of profane and civil-engineering John.

    Val d'Arno

    John Ruskin


civil engineering in Science

civil engineering

[sĭvəl]
  1. The branch of engineering that specializes in the design and construction of structures such as bridges, roads, and dams.
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