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tech·nique

 (tĕk-nēk′)
n.
1. The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure: learned the techniques involved in painting murals.
2. Skill or command in a particular activity: a pianist with superb technique. See Synonyms at skill.

[French, technical, technique, from Greek tekhnikos, technical; see technical.]

technique

(tɛkˈniːk) or

technic

n
1. a practical method, skill, or art applied to a particular task
2. proficiency in a practical or mechanical skill
3. special facility; knack: he had the technique of turning everything to his advantage.
[C19: from French, from technique (adj) technic]

tech•nique

(tɛkˈnik)

n.
1. the manner and ability with which an artist, writer, athlete, etc., employs the technical skills of a particular art or field of endeavor.
2. the body of specialized procedures and methods used in any specific field, esp. in an area of applied science.
3. any method used to accomplish something.
4. technical skill; degree to which one is able to apply procedures or methods.
[1810–20; < French (adj., n.) < Greek technikós, techniká; see technic]

technique

  • traffic-calming device - Any device (e.g. a speed bump) or technique on or next to a road that is used to slow or restrict traffic, especially in residential areas.
  • appliance - First was the use or application of a technique, putting a technique into practice.
  • expression marks - The collective term for musical directives, including tempo, volume, technique, phrasing, and mood.
  • martial art - So named for Japanese bu-jutsu (bu + jutsu), "art, technique, skill, craft."

technique

technology
1. 'technique'

A technique is a method of doing something.

...the techniques of film-making.
...modern management techniques.

Technique is skill and ability which you develop through training and practice.

He went off to the Amsterdam Academy to improve his technique.
2. 'technology'

Technology is the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, for example in industry.

...our belief in the power of modern technology.
Computer technology can be expected to change.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.technique - a practical method or art applied to some particular tasktechnique - a practical method or art applied to some particular task
method - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
antialiasing - (computer graphics) a technique that is used to smooth jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so they appear smoother
Benday process - a photoengraving technique for adding shading or texture or tone to a printed image
bonding - (dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth; resinous material is applied to the surface of the tooth where it adheres to the tooth's enamel
emulation - (computer science) technique of one machine obtaining the same results as another
immunofluorescence - (immunology) a technique that uses antibodies linked to a fluorescent dye in order to study antigens in a sample of tissue
photomechanics - the technique of using photomechanical methods to make photographs into plates for printing
computer simulation, simulation - (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program; "a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated"
2.technique - skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity; "practice greatly improves proficiency"
skillfulness - the state of being cognitively skillful
brushwork - an artist's distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush
musketry - the technique of using small arms (especially in battle)

technique

noun
1. method, way, system, approach, means, course, style, fashion, manner, procedure, mode, MO, modus operandi tests performed using a new technique
2. skill, art, performance, craft, touch, know-how (informal), facility, delivery, execution, knack, artistry, craftsmanship, proficiency, adroitness He went abroad to improve his tennis technique.

technique

noun
1. A method used in dealing with something:
2. Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity:
Informal: know-how.
Translations
أُسْلُوبأسْلوب تِقْني
technikametoda
teknik
tekniikka
tehnika
technikatechnikai tudás
tækni
専門技術
기법
tehnikatehniskais izpildījums
tehnika
teknik
กลวิธี
kỹ xảo

technique

[tekˈniːk] N (gen) → técnica f

technique

[tɛkˈniːk] n
(= method) → technique f
(= skill) → technique f

technique

nTechnik f; (= method)Methode f

technique

[tɛkˈniːk] ntecnica

technique

(tekˈniːk) noun
the way in which a (usually skilled) process is, or should be, carried out. They admired the pianist's faultless technique.

technique

أُسْلُوب metoda teknik Methode τεχνική técnica tekniikka technique tehnika tecnica 専門技術 기법 techniek teknikk technika técnica техника teknik กลวิธี teknik kỹ xảo 技艺

tech·nique

n. técnica, método o procedimiento.

technique

n técnica; aseptic — técnica aséptica or estéril; relaxation — técnica de relajación; sterile — técnica estéril or aséptica
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It supports best practices in aseptic technique by providing step-by-step instructions to guide technicians in preparing IV doses according to set protocolssafely, accurately, and repeatedly.
The IHI (2011) determined that four essential components can contribute to the prevention of CAUTIs: avoiding unnecessary placement of indwelling catheters, using aseptic technique during insertion and evidence-based guidelines to manage catheters, and removing catheters as early as possible (see Table 1).
Aseptic technique and using sterile equipment is necessary in preventing CAUTI.
The intervention was introduced in June 2011 inclusive of implementing infection control measures in the cardiac catheterization lab where these devices were implanted, as per Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) infection control guidelines for the cardiac catheterization laboratory4 with special emphasis on patient preparation and hygiene, timely and adequate dose of prophylactic antibiotic, aseptic technique including use of chlorhexidine-alcohol prep, stringent training standards for Cath lab staff on non-touch aseptic technique and dedicated clean room for the implants with routine surface disinfection using a high level disinfectant.
The design at the bottom pan of the new BSCs provides a visual reminder to workers about the three 'zones' they should be working in," Baxter said, referring to the specially designed work space that encourages users to practice aseptic technique and work from clean to dirty.
Deborah Orr, Operational Supervisor from Mackay base Hospital Queensland presented Measuring aseptic technique.
When designing a home drag delivery system, user research may indicate the challenge of ensuring the medication is used with an aseptic technique and remains free from contamination.
Specific topics include academic writing and assessment skills, communication and interpersonal skills in challenging circumstances, aseptic technique and collecting specimens, assisting patient with their nutritional needs, and health policy and the political context of nursing.
She is exemplary at showing, not telling, the reader about common medical risks, such as the spread of infection without aseptic technique.
The most common error reported was deviation from aseptic technique in 96(23.
Fellows, Senior Clinical Education Consultant with Advanced Sterilization Products, stresses the need for aseptic technique, a set of specific practices and procedures performed under carefully controlled condition, because it's applied with the goal of protecting the patient from infection and preventing the spread of pathogens.