1. engineering science the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
  2. engineering school a technical school offering instruction in many industrial arts and applied sciences
  3. engineering applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
  4. engineer's chain a unit of length (100 ft)
  5. ecumenical council (early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline
  6. Lateran Council any of five general councils of the Western Catholic Church that were held in the Lateran Palace
  7. Security Council a permanent council of the United Nations
  8. executive council a council that shares the supreme executive power
  9. Vatican Council each of two councils of the Roman Catholic Church
  10. Economic and Social Council a permanent council of the United Nations
  11. reconcile come to terms
  12. unchangingness the quality of being unchangeable
  13. legislative council a unicameral legislature
  14. Second Lateran Council the second council of the Western Church in 1139 which put an end to the dogmatic errors of Arnold of Brescia
  15. Continuity Army Council a terrorist organization formed in Ireland in 1994 as a clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein
  16. domineeringness the trait of being imperious and overbearing
  17. county council the elected governing body of a county
  18. National Security Council a committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security; supervises the Central Intelligence Agency
  19. gaining control the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  20. works council (chiefly Brit) a council representing employer and employees of a plant or business to discuss working conditions etc; also: a committee representing the workers elected to negotiate with management about grievances and wages etc