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tech·nol·o·gy

 (tĕk-nŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. tech·nol·o·gies
1.
a. The application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives.
b. The scientific method and material used to achieve a commercial or industrial objective.
2. Electronic or digital products and systems considered as a group: a store specializing in office technology.
3. Anthropology The body of knowledge available to a society that is of use in fashioning implements, practicing manual arts and skills, and extracting or collecting materials.

[Greek tekhnologiā, systematic treatment of an art or craft : tekhnē, skill; see teks- in Indo-European roots + -logiā, -logy.]

technology

(tɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. the application of practical sciences to industry or commerce
2. the methods, theory, and practices governing such application: a highly developed technology.
3. (Sociology) the total knowledge and skills available to any human society for industry, art, science, etc
[C17: from Greek tekhnologia systematic treatment, from tekhnē art, skill]
technological adj
ˌtechnoˈlogically adv
techˈnologist n

tech•nol•o•gy

(tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. the branch of knowledge that deals with applied science, engineering, the industrial arts, etc.
2. the application of knowledge for practical ends.
3. a technological process, invention, or method.
4. the sum of the ways in which social groups provide themselves with the material objects of their civilization.
5. the terminology of a field; technical nomenclature.
[1605–15; < Greek technología systematic treatment = téchn(ē) art, craft, skill + -o- -o- + -logia -logy]
tech`no•log′i•cal (-nəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) tech`no•log′ic, adj.
tech`no•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
tech•nol′o•gist, n.

tech·nol·o·gy

(tĕk-nŏl′ə-jē)
1. The use of scientific knowledge to solve practical problems, especially in industry and commerce.
2. The specific methods, materials, and devices used to solve practical problems: aerospace technology.

technology

1. the methods and tools that a society has developed in order to facilitate the solution of its practical problems.
2. any specific application of such. — technological, adj. — technologist, n.
See also: Ideas

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.technology - the practical application of science to commerce or industrytechnology - the practical application of science to commerce or industry
profession - an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
application, practical application - the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose; "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem"; "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis"
aeronautical engineering - the activity of designing and constructing aircraft
automotive engineering, automotive technology - the activity of designing and constructing automobiles
chemical engineering - the activity of applying chemistry to the solution of practical problems
communications technology - the activity of designing and constructing and maintaining communication systems
computer technology - the activity of designing and constructing and programming computers
high tech, high technology - highly advanced technological development (especially in electronics)
rail technology, railroading - the activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads
2.technology - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problemstechnology - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
flood control - (engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
aeronautical engineering - the branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
bionics - application of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems)
bioengineering, ergonomics, biotechnology - the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
chemical engineering - the branch of engineering that is concerned with the design and construction and operation of the plants and machinery used in industrial chemical processes
civil engineering - the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges
EE, electrical engineering - the branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
architectural engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the construction of buildings (as distinguished from architecture as a design art)
industrial engineering, industrial management - the branch of engineering that deals with the creation and management of systems that integrate people and materials and energy in productive ways
information technology, IT - the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
mechanical engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinery
nanotechnology - the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)
nuclear engineering - the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction and operation of nuclear reactors
naval engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of ships
rocketry - the branch of engineering science that studies rocket design and operation
sink - (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system; "the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide"
source - (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system; "a heat source"; "a source of carbon dioxide"

technology

noun
Related words
fear technophobia
Translations
تِكْنُولُوجيَاتِكنولوجيا، عِلْم التِّقْنِيَّه
technologietechnika
teknologi
teknologiamenetelmä
tehnologija
műszaki tudományoktechnológia
tæknifræîi
技術
기술
technologastechnologijatechnologinis
tehnoloģija
technológia
tehnologija
teknologi
เทคโนโลยี
công nghệ

technology

[tekˈnɒlədʒɪ] Ntecnología f

technology

[tɛkˈnɒlədʒi] ntechnologie f

technology

nTechnologie f; the technology of printingdie Technik des Druckens, die Drucktechnik; computer/communications technologyComputer-/Kommunikationstechnik f, → Computer-/Kommunikationstechnologie f; University/College of TechnologyTechnische Universität/Fachhochschule; the age of technologydas technische Zeitalter, das Zeitalter der Technik; technology transferTechnologietransfer m

technology

[tɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ] ntecnologia

technology

(tekˈnolədʒi) plural techˈnologies noun
(the study of) science applied to practical, (especially industrial) purposes. a college of science and technology.
ˌtechnoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
techˈnologist noun

technology

تِكْنُولُوجيَا technologie teknologi Technologie τεχνολογία tecnología teknologia technologie tehnologija tecnologia 技術 기술 technologie teknologi technologia tecnologia технология teknologi เทคโนโลยี teknoloji công nghệ 科技

tech·nol·o·gy

n. tecnología, ciencia que trata de la aplicación de procedimientos técnicos.

technology

n (pl -gies) tecnología
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