civil engineer

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civil engineer (plural civil engineers)

  1. An engineer who is specifically trained for and/or specialised in civil engineering.
    • 1960 December, “Talking of Trains: The riding of B.R. coaches”, in Trains Illustrated, pages 705–706:
      After all, it is undeniable that the B.R. standard coach scored highly in comparative trials with other European railway vehicles on the Continent a few years ago, so that B.R. civil engineers must share responsibility for any defects in its behaviour over here.

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