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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).
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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

Historical Examples

  • I've cut Soviet access to high-technology equipment and to agricultural products.

    Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006


  • 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

high technology

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