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high technology

any technology requiring the most sophisticated scientific equipment and advanced engineering techniques, as microelectronics, data processing, genetic engineering, or telecommunications (opposed to low technology).
Origin of high technology
First recorded in 1965-70
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high-technology, adjective Unabridged
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  • I've been considering the problem of the apparent paradox of a high technology in a ritual-taboo system.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for high technology

high technology

highly sophisticated, often electronic, techniques used in manufacturing and other processes
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