civil engineering



the work or profession of a civil engineer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for civil engineering

Historical Examples of civil engineering

  • Civil-engineering is what I think I should like better than anything else in the world!


    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


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