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1. engineering

noun. ['ˈɛndʒəˈnɪrɪŋ'] the practical application of science to commerce or industry.

Synonyms

  • technology
  • automotive technology
  • application
  • communications technology
  • computer technology
  • aeronautical engineering
  • high tech
  • railroading
  • practical application
  • high technology
  • automotive engineering
  • rail technology
  • profession

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • noncitizen
  • unsusceptible
  • insubordinate

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engineer (English)
  • engineour (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Genetic Engineering

Example sentences of the word genetic-engineering


1. Noun Phrase
New avenues have opened with the advent of incubators in genetic engineering.

2. Noun Phrase
As you may have guessed, the advances in molecular biology and genetic engineering come with ethical concerns.

2. engineering

noun. ['ˈɛndʒəˈnɪrɪŋ'] the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems.

Synonyms

  • technology
  • civil engineering
  • EE
  • discipline
  • information technology
  • naval engineering
  • industrial engineering
  • field
  • nuclear engineering
  • IT
  • nanotechnology
  • computing
  • applied science
  • subject area
  • bioengineering
  • computer science
  • field of study
  • study
  • engineering science
  • subject field
  • industrial management
  • rocketry
  • bailiwick
  • aeronautical engineering
  • bionics
  • subject
  • mechanical engineering
  • electrical engineering
  • biotechnology
  • architectural engineering
  • ergonomics

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engineer (English)
  • engineour (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. engineering

noun. ['ˈɛndʒəˈnɪrɪŋ'] a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located.

Synonyms

  • engine room

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engineer (English)
  • engineour (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] occurring among members of a family usually by heredity.

Synonyms

  • heritable
  • transmissible
  • inheritable
  • hereditary
  • transmitted
  • familial

Antonyms

  • noninfectious
  • nurtural
  • congenital
  • nonheritable

5. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to the science of genetics.

Antonyms

  • inborn

6. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to or produced by or being a gene.

Synonyms

  • genic

Antonyms

  • acquired
  • nonhereditary
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