Definitions for "Engaged"
Keywords:  pelvis, baby, brim, ready, birth
When your baby's head drops into the pelvis ready for birth.
The baby's head has moved down into the pelvis, ready for birth.
The baby is said to be engaged when his head has moved down into the brim of the mother’s pelvis, taking up position for birth. Sometimes called ‘lightening’ as many women find it easier to breathe and move around once the head is engaged.
Occupied; employed; busy.
adj. 1. Busy. A telephone may be ENGAGED. Similarly, a public toilet may also be ENGAGED. Back to the top
employed; in use We have our own experts so why was it necessary for outside specialists to be engaged. As adjective: The chief executive's telephone is always engaged.
Engaged is a three-act farcical comedy by W. S. Gilbert. It was produced at the Haymarket Theatre on October 3 1877, the same year as The Sorcerer, one of Gilbert's comic operas written with Arthur Sullivan.
Keywords:  hostile, desperately, ships, esp, fight
Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.
involved in military hostilities; "the desperately engaged ships continued the fight"
Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.
pledged to be married; "the engaged couple"
Keywords:  pilaster, column, attached, wall, built
Of a column or pilaster: attached to a wall.
or ATTACHED COLUMN A column applied to a wall.
built against or attached to a wall; "engaged columns"
(used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting; "the gears are engaged"; "meshed gears"; "intermeshed twin rotors"
Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.
Keywords:  pawl, latch, retention, achieved, radar
Maneuvering with the intent of achieving a kill. If no additional information is provided (bearing, range, etc.), ENGAGED implies visual/radar acquisition of target
The state where the pawl or retaining mechanism of a latch is rotated into position such that full retention of door or panel is achieved.
Keywords:  reserved, advance
reserved in advance