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
Related formshigh-tech·nol·o·gy, adjective
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Examples from the Web for 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
British Dictionary definitions for high technology
highly sophisticated, often electronic, techniques used in manufacturing and other processes
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