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The discipline, art, skill and profession of applying scientific knowledge and principles to the design and manufacturing of machines, structures, devices, systems, materials and processes.

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recharge

Engineering; Coastal engineering

The addition of new water to an aquifer or to the zone of saturation.

tidal river

Engineering; Coastal engineering

That part of a river where the water level is influenced by the tide.

altimeter

Engineering; Coastal engineering

An instrument that determines its distance above a particular surface.

cove

Engineering; Coastal engineering

A small, sheltered recess in a coast, often inside a larger embayment.

joint probability density

Engineering; Coastal engineering

Function specifying the joint distribution of two (or more) variables.

longshore drift

Engineering; Coastal engineering

Movement of (beach) sediments approximately parallel to the coastline.

bight

Engineering; Coastal engineering

A bend in a coastline forming an open bay. A bay formed by such a bend.