tech

[ tek ]
/ tɛk /
Informal.

adjective

technical: The engineers sat together exchanging tech talk.
technology: the tech industry.

noun

a technician: He's a tech for a film crew.
technology: She has a good grasp of computer tech.

Nearby words

  1. tebaldi, renata,
  2. tebet,
  3. tebi-,
  4. tebow,
  5. tec,
  6. tech support,
  7. tech.,
  8. tech. sgt.,
  9. teched,
  10. techie

Origin of tech

1950–55; by shortening

tech.

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British Dictionary definitions for tech

tech

/ (tɛk) /

noun

informal short for technical college

tech.

abbreviation for

technical
technology
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Word Origin and History for tech

tech

n.

1906 as short for technical college (or institute, etc.), American English; 1942 as short for technician.

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