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low technology

n.
Technology that does not involve highly advanced or specialized systems or devices.

low′-tech·nol′o·gy adj.

low technology

n
(General Engineering) simple unsophisticated technology, often that used for centuries, that is limited to the production of basic necessities

low′ technol′ogy


n.
technology utilizing equipment and production techniques that are relatively unsophisticated. Compare high technology.
[1970–75]
low′-technol′ogy, adj.
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