low technology


noun

any technology utilizing equipment and production techniques that are relatively unsophisticated (opposed to high technology).

Origin of low technology

First recorded in 1970–75
Related formslow-tech·nol·o·gy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for low technology

low technology


noun

simple unsophisticated technology, often that used for centuries, that is limited to the production of basic necessities
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