high technology

  1. 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
Related formshigh-tech·nol·o·gy, adjective
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high technology

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