Definition of mechanical engineer in US English:

mechanical engineer

noun

  • See mechanical engineering

    • ‘Two of the six people in this room are mechanical engineers, each with four patents to her name.’
    • ‘He was also considered as a hydraulic and mechanical engineer.’
    • ‘Chemical and mechanical engineers can typically earn €32,000 to €44,000 annual salary.’
    • ‘The site currently employs technical and mechanical engineers, chemical analysts, laboratory technicians and support staff.’
    • ‘Project managers, civil engineers, quantity surveyors, mechanical engineers, railway engineers, electrical and electronic engineers and structural designers are all currently in demand.’

Pronunciation

mechanical engineer

/məˌkanək(ə)l ˌenjəˈnir//məˌkænək(ə)l ˌɛndʒəˈnɪr/