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pol·y·tech·nic

 (pŏl′ē-tĕk′nĭk)
adj.
Offering, receiving, or dealing with instruction in many industrial arts and applied sciences: a polytechnic institute.
n.
A school specializing in the teaching of industrial arts and applied sciences.

polytechnic

(ˌpɒlɪˈtɛknɪk)
n
(Education) Brit a college offering advanced full- and part-time courses, esp vocational courses, in many fields at and below degree standard
adj
(Education) of or relating to technical instruction and training
[C19: via French from Greek polutekhnos skilled in many arts. See technic]

pol•y•tech•nic

(ˌpɒl iˈtɛk nɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or offering instruction in a variety of industrial arts, applied sciences, or technical subjects.
n.
2. a school or other institution providing instruction in such subjects.
[1795–1805; < French polytechnique; see poly-, technic]

polytechnic

a school of higher education offering instruction in a variety of vocational, technical, and scientific subjects. — polytechnic, adj.
See also: Learning
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polytechnic - a technical school offering instruction in many industrial arts and applied sciencespolytechnic - a technical school offering instruction in many industrial arts and applied sciences
tech, technical school - a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences

polytechnic

noun college, poly (informal) a lecturer at the Polytechnic of North London
Translations
مُتَعَدد الفنون
polytechnika
teknisk universitet
műszaki főiskola
tækniskóli
politechnikos institutaspolitechnikumas
politehnikums
polytechnika
teknik okul

polytechnic

[ˌpɒlɪˈteknɪk] N (Brit) (formerly) → escuela f politécnica, politécnico m

polytechnic

[ˌpɒliˈtɛknɪk] n (formerly) (= college) → IUT mInstitut m universitaire de technologie

polytechnic

n (Brit) → ˜ Polytechnikum nt; (degree-awarding) → technische Hochschule, TH f

polytechnic

(poliˈteknik) noun
a school or college in which technical subjects, eg engineering and building, are taught.
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He had at once declared for a military life, and had in consequence studied hard, passed brilliantly through the Polytechnic School, and left it as sub-lieutenant of the 53d of the line.
He exhibited a model of his invention at the Polytechnic Institution.
Petersburg, or yet with the Travellers' Club, or even the Royal Polytechnic Institute, where his friend the statistician Cockburn ruled in state.
On the piteous spectacle of the pair spending their evenings in shorthand schools and polytechnic classes, learning bookkeeping and typewriting with incipient junior clerks, male and female, from the elementary schools, let me not dwell.
At last they gave it up as hopeless, and shook the dust of the shorthand schools, and the polytechnics, and the London School of Economics from their feet for ever.
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