civil engineering definition

  • noun:
    • The technical design and construction of community works (structures, roadways, harbors, general public greens ...) and/or theoretically equivalent exclusive (usually corporate) people
    • the part of engineering worried about the look and building of such community works as dams or bridges
    • The technical design and construction of general public works (structures, roads, harbors, public greens ...) and/or theoretically comparable private (usually business) ones
    • the branch of manufacturing focused on the look and building of such public works as dams or bridges
  • adjective:
    • See under Engineering.
    • See under Engineering.

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