geoengineer

[jee-oh-en-juh-neer]

verb (used with or without object)

to make a large-scale effort to modify (the earth or its environment), especially to counteract global warming: Pulling carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere is one way to geoengineer the planet.

noun

an engineer who works on such projects.

Origin of geoengineer

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