technic

[ tek-nik or, for 1, tek-neek ]
/ ˈtɛk nɪk or, for 1, tɛkˈnik /

noun

a technicality.
technics, (used with a singular or plural verb) the study or science of an art or of arts in general, especially the mechanical or industrial arts.

adjective

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Origin of technic

1605–15; (noun) earlier technica<Greek techniká, neuter plural of technikós of art and craft, equivalent to téchn(ē) art, craft + -ikos-ic; (adj.) <Greek technikós
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British Dictionary definitions for technic

technic

noun

(tɛkˈniːk) another word for technique
(ˈtɛknɪk) another word for technics

Word Origin for technic

C17: from Latin technicus, from Greek tekhnikos, from tekhnē art, skill
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