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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Historical Examples of high technology
I've cut Soviet access to high-technology equipment and to agricultural products.
Performance, especially in high-technology products, is improving and costs are being driven downwards.Shock and Awe
Harlan K. Ullman
highly sophisticated, often electronic, techniques used in manufacturing and other processes
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