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information technology

n. Abbr. IT
The development, installation, and implementation of computer systems and applications.

information technology

n
(Communications & Information) the technology of the production, storage, and communication of information using computers and microelectronics. Abbreviation: IT

informa′tion technol`ogy


n.
the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems to organize and communicate information electronically.

in·for·ma·tion technology

(ĭn′fər-mā′shən)
The development, installation, and use of computer systems and applications.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.information technology - the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - 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"
Translations
تِكنولوجيا المعلومات
informační technologie
informationsteknologi
információtechnológia
informačná technológia
informacijska tehnologija
bilişim teknolojisi

information technology

ninformatica

inform

(inˈfoːm) verb
1. to tell; to give knowledge to. Please inform me of your intentions in this matter; I was informed that you were absent from the office.
2. (with against or on) to tell facts to eg the police about (a criminal etc). He informed against his fellow thieves.
inˈformant noun
someone who tells or informs. He passed on the news to us, but would not say who his informant had been.
ˌinforˈmation noun
facts told or knowledge gained or given. Can you give me any information about this writer?; the latest information on the progress of the war; He is full of interesting bits of information.
inˈformative (-mətiv) adjective
giving useful information. an informative book.
inˈformer noun
a person who informs against a criminal etc.
ˌinformation ˌsuperˈhighway noun
a fast computer channel through which information, pictures etc are sent from one computer to another.
inforˈmation techˌnology noun
the study and use of electronic systems and computers for storing, analysing and utilizing information.
information does not have a plural: some information ; any information .
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Schneider joined the Board in 1976 in the Division of Information Technology. He was appointed assistant director in 1982.

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