the branch of engineering that deals with the development of equipment and techniques for the exploration of the ocean floor and exploitation of its resources.
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Origin of ocean engineering
First recorded in 1960–65
Also called o·cea·neer·ing [oh-shuh-neer-ing] /ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɪər ɪŋ/.
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