EE

EE
noun
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
Members of this Topic: ↑repeater
Hyponyms: ↑telecommunication

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\\ˈē\ noun (plural een \\ˈēn\)
Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect), from Old English ēage — more at eye

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a proportional shoe width size narrower than EEE and wider than E.

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abbrev
1. Early English
2. (also ee) errors excepted

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ee «ee», noun.
Scottish. eye.
-ee,
suffix added to verbs to form nouns.
1. a person who is _____: »

Absentee = a person who is absent.

2. a person who is _____ed: »

Appointee = a person who is appointed.

3. a person to whom something is _____ed: »

Mortgagee = a person to whom something is mortgaged.

4. a person who _____s: »

Standee = a person who stands.

[< Anglo-French -e, masculine past participle ending of verbs in -er < Latin -ātus. Compare etym. under -ate1.]
e.e.,
errors excepted.
EE (no periods),
1. electrical engineer.
2. electrical engineering.
E.E.,
1. Early English.
2. a) electrical engineer. b) electrical engineering.
3. errors excepted.

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abbr.
electrical engineer
electrical engineering

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ee
north. and esp. Sc. form of eye, q.v. for the word and its compounds, ee-bree, ee-list, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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