[ tek-nol-uh-jee ]
/ tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi /
noun, plural tech·nol·o·gies for 4.
the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science.
the application of this knowledge for practical ends.
the terminology of an art, science, etc.; technical nomenclature.
a scientific or industrial process, invention, method, or the like.
the sum of the ways in which social groups provide themselves with the material objects of their civilization.
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Origin of technology
Related formsan·ti·tech·nol·o·gy, nounsu·per·tech·nol·o·gy, noun, plural su·per·tech·nol·o·gies.
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Examples from the Web for anti-technology
If an anti-technology music video goes viral, is that success?Stop Calling, Stop Calling, I Don't Want To Talk Anymore|Raphael Magarik|June 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Didn't Lee think there was a tidal wave of anti-technology feeling arising since unemployment had again set in?The Brain|Alexander Blade
British Dictionary definitions for anti-technology
/ (tɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ) /
noun plural -gies
the application of practical sciences to industry or commerce
the methods, theory, and practices governing such applicationa highly developed technology
the total knowledge and skills available to any human society for industry, art, science, etc
Derived Formstechnological (ˌtɛknəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivetechnologically, adverbtechnologist, noun
Word Origin for technology
C17: from Greek tekhnologia systematic treatment, from tekhnē art, skill
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Science definitions for anti-technology
[ tĕk-nŏl′ə-jē ]
The use of scientific knowledge to solve practical problems, especially in industry and commerce.
The specific methods, materials, and devices used to solve practical problems.
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