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1. electrical engineer
2. electrical engineering
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n, pl een (iːn)
a Scot word for eye1
the internet domain name for
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1. (Languages) Early English
2. (Electrical Engineering) electrical engineer(ing)
3. (Agriculture) (in New Zealand) ewe equivalent
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a suffix orig. forming from transitive verbs nouns that denote a person who is the object or beneficiary of the act specified by the verb (addressee; employee; grantee); now also marking the performer of an act, with the base being an intransitive verb (escapee; returnee; standee) or, less frequently, a transitive verb (attendee) or another part of speech (absentee; refugee).
[< French -é, (masculine), -ée (feminine), past participle endings < Latin -ātus, -āta -ate1]
1. electrical engineer.
2. electrical engineering.
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|Noun||1.||EE - the branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication|
repeater - (electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again; "repeaters can be used in computer networks to extend cabling distances"
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
telecommunication - (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance
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