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1. another word for technique
2. (Commerce) another word for technics
[C17: from Latin technicus, from Greek tekhnikos, from tekhnē art, skill]
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(ˈtɛk nɪk or, for 1, tɛkˈnik)

2. a technicality.
3. technics, (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the study or science of an art, esp. any of the mechanical or industrial arts.
[1605–15; (n.) earlier technica < Greek techniká, neuter pl. of technikós of art and craft =téchn(ē) art, craft + -ikos -ic; (adj.) < Greek technikós]
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technical, technic - Technical is based on technic, an adjective meaning "pertaining to art," from Greek tekhne, "art."
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The festival features LEGO Friends Zone, LEGO Duplo activity, LEGO Technic + Architecture, LEGO Jungle activity and LEGO Ninjago.
Running until September 17, this unique event features an array of Lego activities in four different zones, including Lego Friends, Lego Zoo, Lego Duplo, and Lego Technic + Architecture, free of charge for shoppers between 2pm and 10pm daily.
"Our new EOAT line is a bit like a Lego technic set.
PRODUCTION of Porsche's '991' 911 is about to end, and the final version of one of its most popular variants has rolled off the line - the Lego Technic GT3 RS.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and LEGO Technic construction toys have joined creative forces with a team of children to design a futuristic, autonomous construction machine.
He is the author of The LEGO Technic Idea Book series, The LEGO Power Functions Idea Book series, and The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Idea Book (all No Starch Press) as well as many Japanese-language LEGO books.
The launch unveiled the LEGO Harry Potter range, LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron, LEGO City Arctic exploration range and robotics powered LEGO BOOST in India.
The Lego Chiron was composed of over one million Lego Technic elements.
Lego said some of its best-performing toys for the period included Lego City, Lego Friends and Lego Technic, as well as products linked to the hit Lego Batman film.
However, using over 1500 Lego technic pieces, scientists have tried to recreate it.
Growth was primarily driven by the performance of core themes including LEGO City, LEGO Ninjago, LEGO Friends, LEGO Technic, and LEGO Creator, with licensed offerings such as Star Wars a significant portion of the 335 new lines LEGO released in 2016.