engineer - engine driver

An engineer is a skilled person who uses scientific knowledge to design and construct machinery, electrical devices, or roads and bridges.

...a brilliant young mining engineer.

He trained as an engineer and worked in industry and management until 1973.

An engineer is also a person who repairs mechanical or electrical devices.

The telephone engineer can't come until Wednesday.

In American English, a person who drives a train is also called an engineer.

An engineer pulled his freight train into a siding.

'engine driver'
In British English, a person who drives a train is called an engine driver.

Every little boy has an ambition to be an engine driver.


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