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engineer officer

noun
  1. a ship's officer who is qualified to be in charge of the vessel's propulsion and other machinery
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Historical Examples

  • He knew the engineer-officer by reputation; he knew with what impatience that determined man chafed under his restraint.

    The Mysterious Island

    Jules Verne

  • Commodore Shubrick commanded this expedition, and took Halleck along as his engineer-officer.