marine engineer


noun

an officer who operates, maintains, and repairs the machinery of a ship.

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Origin of marine engineer

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for marine engineer

marine engineer

noun

an engineer responsible for all heavy machinery on a ship or an offshore structure
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