the work or profession of a civil engineer.
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How to use civil engineering in a sentence
civil engineering and political economy are the only optional studies with the women.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
civil engineering is a profession which keeps its followers pretty well out in the open.Opportunities in Engineering | Charles M. Horton
After completing the course of the Boston High School, he turned his attention to civil engineering and architecture.Heroes of To-Day | Mary R. Parkman
At the time of the erection of the Eddystone lighthouse civil engineering was greatly in advance of practical optics.Smeaton and Lighthouses | John Smeaton
Course of mathematics and physical sciences greatly extended, with practical application to civil engineering.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West | J. M. Peck
Scientific definitions for civil engineering
The branch of engineering that specializes in the design and construction of structures such as bridges, roads, and dams.
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