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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
References in classic literature ?
The highlights in this part of the work are cleverly managed, the MOTIF is admirably subordinated to the ground tints, and the technique is very fine.
A deep simplicity touching many hidden springs, a profound regard for the noble uses of leisure, things which modern critics of life have taught us to despise -- these are the technique and the composition and colour of all their work.
Such skill, the skill of technique, is more than honesty; it is something wider, embracing honesty and grace and rule in an elevated and clear sentiment, not altogether utilitarian, which may be called the honour of labour.
Lord Lundie was rapidly improving in technique, though organ-grinding, unlike the Law, is more of a calling than a trade, and he hung occasionally on a dead centre.
Already, despite his inexperience with love technique, he was, in some mysterious manner, making progress.
But I will allow that the critic who has not a practical knowledge of technique is seldom able to say anything on the subject of real value, and my ignorance of painting is extreme.
Flanagan, without knowledge or technique, painted with the loose brush of a man who has spent a lifetime in the practice of the art.
He seems to possess complete command of the technique of poetry--every form of what may be called skill of hand in it; and what marks in [112] him the final achievement of poetic scholarship is the perfect balance his work presents of so many and varied effects, as regards both matter and form.
I don't care how nimble her fingers are, how perfect her technique, how wonderful her expression - the fact is, she knows nothing about music.
We have before noted that the enthusiasm for Greek and Latin literature which so largely underlay the Renaissance took in Ben Jonson and his followers, in part, the form of a careful imitation of the external technique of the classical writers.
She dislikes all organization, and probably confuses wealth with the technique of wealth.
There you have technique," he said, addressing Golenishtchev, alluding to a conversation between them about Vronsky's despair of attaining this technique.

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