- 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.
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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