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tek nol' o jE, (1) the branch of knowledge that deals with applied science, engineering, etc.; (2) the practical application of knowledge; (3) the materials, techniques, etc. used for a practical end

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Love Canal
Love Canal
On August 7, 1978, the Love Canal neighborhood of Niagara Falls, New York, was declared a disaster area because of chemical contamination.
Double Eagle II
Double Eagle II
On August 17, 1978, three Americans completed the first successful transatlantic ballooning.
SUBDIVISIONS
Aeronautics
Aeronautics
the science or art of flight

Astronautics
Astronautics
the science and technology of spaceflight, including interplanetary and interstellar flight

Audio Equipment and Devices
Audio Equipment and Devices
of or used in the transmission, reception, or reproduction of sound

Biography
Biography

Bridge Engineering
Bridge Engineering
a structure spanning and providing passage over a river, road, etc.

Building Construction
Building Construction

Chemical Technology
Chemical Technology

Electrical and Nuclear Engineering
Electrical and Nuclear Engineering

Engineering (General)
Engineering (General)
the practical application of science

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Technology
the external factors and forces surrounding and affecting an organism, person, or population

Exhibitions, Trade Shows, World's Fairs, Etc.
Exhibitions, Trade Shows, World's Fairs, Etc.

Handicrafts

Highway Engineering
Highway Engineering

Home Economics
Home Economics
the study of home management, including nutrition, household economics, etc.

Hydraulic Engineering
Hydraulic Engineering
operated by water or other liquid under pressure

Invention and Inventions
Invention and Inventions
a new process, machine, etc. that is recognized as the product of some unique intuition or genius

Mechanical Engineering and Machinery
Mechanical Engineering and Machinery
a system by which action is maintained or a result is obtained

Metal Manufactures
Metal Manufactures

Mining Engineering
Mining Engineering
the extraction of a mineral substance from the earth

Motor Vehicles
Motor Vehicles
a self-propelled wheeled conveyance, such as a car or truck, that does not run on rails

Packaging
Packaging

Paper and Related Manufactures
Paper and Related Manufactures

Photography
Photography
the process or art of producing images of objects on sensitized surfaces by the chemical action of light

Railroad Engineering and Operation
Railroad Engineering and Operation

Rocket Science
Rocket Science
any of various tubelike devices containing combustibles that on being ignited propel the tube through the air

Rubber Industry
Rubber Industry

Surveying

Textile Industries
Textile Industries
any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting

Tunneling
Tunneling
an underground passage; a passageway through or under a mountain or other obstruction

Wheelwright Industry
Wheelwright Industry
a person whose trade is making or repairing wheels and wheeled carriages

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