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marine engineering

the branch of mechanical engineering that deals with the design, construction, installation, operation, and repair of the machinery of vessels. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The British practice is naturally the prevailing one both in shipbuilding and marine engineering.

    All Afloat William Wood
  • George the Fourth was pitch-forked into a marine engineering shop at the ripe age of thirteen.

    An Ocean Tramp William McFee
  • marine engineering: general marine engineering; naval architecture; marine engineering.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • In marine engineering in slow-speed propellers (where cavitation does not come in) narrow blades are usually used.

  • Mention should be made of a little vessel, first seen at the Review, which marks a new departure in marine engineering.

    Sixty Years a Queen Sir Herbert Maxwell
  • In 1891 she opened a nautical school to train her young men in seamanship, navigation, and marine engineering.

  • It is singular that marine engineering has gained but little from these attempts to attain excessive speeds.

  • The institute is now an accomplished fact, comprising the best municipal school of marine engineering in the country.

  • There are two gymnasia, schools of marine engineering, navigation, wood-carving and agriculture.

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