high technology


noun

any technology requiring the most sophisticated scientific equipment and advanced engineering techniques, as microelectronics, data processing, genetic engineering, or telecommunications (opposed to low technology).

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Origin of high technology

First recorded in 1965–70

OTHER WORDS FROM high technology

high-tech·nol·o·gy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for high technology

high technology

noun

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