En-gi
   Legends of the foundation of a shrine or temple. They are often valuable documents which constitute shrine treasures. They contribute substantially to the shrine's reputation and attraction to visitors by explaining and recording instances of the sometimes miraculous manifestation of the shintoku or mi-itsu of the enshrined kami.

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  • En|gi|du — «EHN guh doo», noun. = Enkidu. (Cf. ↑Enkidu) …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|gi|neered food — «EHN juh NIHRD», vegetable or synthetic substances to supplement or replace traditional foods that are too expensive, scarce, or not sufficiently nutritious; fabricated food: »The development of distinctly new types of foods, often designated as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|gi|neer|ing — «EHN juh NIHR ihng», noun. 1. the science, work, or profession of an engineer. Engineering is needed in the planning, design, and supervision of construction of such things as railroads, bridges, dams, canals, buildings, machines, and electrical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|gi|neer|ship — «EHN juh NIHR shihp», noun. the position, work, or business of an engineer …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|gi|neer — «EHN juh NIHR», noun, verb. –n. 1. a person who plans and builds engines, machines, roads, bridges, canals, forts, or the like; expert in engineering. 2. a person who takes care of or runs an engine. The man who runs a locomotive is an engineer.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|gi|nous — «EHN juh nuhs, ehn JEE », adjective. Obsolete. clever; cunning; deceitful …   Useful english dictionary

  • re-en|gi|neer — re|en|gi|neer or re en|gi|neer «REE ehn juh NIHR», transitive verb. to engineer again: »The intent is to reengineer an entire industry operations, equipment, corporate structures and all (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|en|gi|neer — or re en|gi|neer «REE ehn juh NIHR», transitive verb. to engineer again: »The intent is to reengineer an entire industry operations, equipment, corporate structures and all (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|o|en|gi|neer|ing — «BY oh EHN juh NIHR ihng», noun. the application of various principles of engineering to the study and control of biological processes, structures, and products; biomedical engineering …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|o|en|gi|neer — «BY oh EHN juh NIHR», noun, verb. –n. a person who specializes in bioengineering. –v.t. to produce or change by using the technology of genetic modification: »bioengineered wheat …   Useful english dictionary

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