- a style of disco music characterized by very fast synthesizer rhythms, heavy use of samples, and a lack of melody.
Origin of techno
- a combining form borrowed from Greek where it meant “art,” “skill,” used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “technique,” “technology,” etc.: technography.
Origin of techno-
Examples from the Web for techno
But Ibiza reached its peak during the 90s, when the island became the starting point of the techno movement.The Battle to Be King of Ibiza Nightlife
October 5, 2014
No wonder Mark Zuckerberg and other oligarchs are so anxious to import “techno coolies” from abroad.California’s New Feudalism Benefits a Few at the Expense of the Multitude
October 5, 2013
In fact, very little had been done in the way of anything besides lighting and techno.I Snuck Into Proenza Schouler: A Tale of New York Fashion Week by Jacob Tomsky
September 17, 2012
At the same time Holmes was in the theater, techno music began blaring inside his apartment.How Alleged Colorado Shooter James Holmes Bought His Guns
Christine Pelisek, Eliza Shapiro
July 21, 2012
Limelight appealed and catered to everything from rockers, industrial people, the gay crowd, and techno, to everyone else.New York’s Lord of Late Night
September 23, 2011
- a type of very fast dance music, using electronic sounds and fast heavy beats
- craft or arttechnology; technography
- technological or technicaltechnocracy
- relating to or using technologytechnophobia
Word Origin and History for techno
word-forming element, from Greek tekhno-, combining form of tekhne "art, skill, craft, method, system," probably from PIE root *tek- "shape, make" (cf. Sanskrit taksan "carpenter," Latin texere "to weave;" see texture).