chemical engineering

Definitions of chemical engineering
  1. noun
    the branch of engineering that is concerned with the design and construction and operation of the plants and machinery used in industrial chemical processes
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    type of:
    applied science, engineering, engineering science, technology
    the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
  2. noun
    the activity of applying chemistry to the solution of practical problems
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    type of:
    engineering, technology
    the practical application of science to commerce or industry
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