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low-tech

 (lō′tĕk′)
adj.
Of or relating to low technology.

low′ technol′ogy


n.
technology utilizing equipment and production techniques that are relatively unsophisticated. Compare high technology.
[1970–75]
low′-technol′ogy, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.low-tech - not involving high technology
high-tech, hi-tech - resembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices

low-tech

adjective unsophisticated, simple, basic, elementary a simple form of low-tech electric propulsion
scientific, technical, technological, high-tech or hi-tech
Translations

low-tech

[ˈləʊtek] ADJde tecnología poco avanzada

low-tech

[ˈləʊˈtɛk] adja basso contenuto tecnologico

low1

(ləu) adjective
1. not at or reaching up to a great distance from the ground, sea-level etc. low hills; a low ceiling; This chair is too low for the child.
2. making little sound; not loud. She spoke in a low voice.
3. at the bottom of the range of musical sounds. That note is too low for a female voice.
4. small. a low price.
5. not strong; weak or feeble. The fire was very low.
6. near the bottom in grade, rank, class etc. low temperatures; the lower classes.
adverb
in or to a low position, manner or state. The ball flew low over the net.
ˈlower verb
1. to make or become less high. She lowered her voice.
2. to let down. He lowered the blinds.
ˈlowly adjective
of low rank; humble.
ˈlowliness noun
ˈlow-down adjective
mean; contemptible. a low-down thief.
ˈlowland adjective
of or concerning lowlands. lowland districts.
ˈlowlander noun
a person who lives in the lowlands.
ˈlowlands noun plural
land which is low compared with other, higher land.
ˈlow-lying adjective
(of land) at a height not much above sea-level.
low-ˈtech noun
technology using simple tools and unsophisticated equipment and methods.
adjective
low-tech industries/skills.
low tide/water
the time when the sea is lowest at a particular place during ebb-tide. There is three feet of water in the harbour, even at low water.
be low on
not to have enough of. I'll have to go to the supermarket – we're low on coffee and sugar.
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