The polytechnic scholars, on the other hand, are the finest-looking body of young men I ever saw.
He exhibited a model of his invention at the polytechnic Institution.
The polytechnic School, and the search for x, in which my uncle trained me, developed very inquisitive instincts in me.
Instead of going to the polytechnic he practised with his dumb-bells in the back bedroom.
My friend threw him head over heels—it was some trick of jiu-jutsu; I have seen it done at the polytechnic.
The polytechnic is almost an exact copy of the front of the Parthenon.
He was teacher and examiner for about thirty years in the polytechnic School.
It's not the Board School that does it: it's the polytechnic.
They had always thought of sending me to the polytechnic school, but it had not been decided upon irrevocably.
In the polytechnic they teach you to be an engineer or such like.
1805, "pertaining to instruction in many (technical) subjects," from French École Polytechnique, engineering school founded 1794 (as École des Travaux publics) in Paris; from Greek polytekhnos "skilled in many arts," from polys "many" (see poly-) + tekhne "art" (see techno-). As a noun (short for polytechnic institution) from 1836.