- chemical engineering
- noun1. the branch of engineering that is concerned with the design and construction and operation of the plants and machinery used in industrial chemical processes2. the activity of applying chemistry to the solution of practical problems
* * *noun [noncount]: a type of engineering that deals with the use of chemistry in industrychemical engineer noun, pl ⋯ -neers [count]
* * *the study of the design and use of machines in industrial chemical processesDerived Word: ↑chemical engineer
Useful english dictionary. 2012.