techno

[ tek-noh ]

noun
  1. a style of disco music characterized by very fast synthesizer rhythms, heavy use of samples, and a lack of melody.

Origin of techno

1
First recorded in 1985–90

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Other definitions for techno- (2 of 2)

techno-

  1. a combining form borrowed from Greek where it meant “art,” “skill,” used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “technique,” “technology,” etc.: technography.

Origin of techno-

2
Combining form representing Greek téchnē art, skill. See technic

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British Dictionary definitions for techno (1 of 2)

techno

/ (ˈtɛknəʊ) /


noun
  1. a type of very fast dance music, using electronic sounds and fast heavy beats

British Dictionary definitions for techno- (2 of 2)

techno-

combining form
  1. craft or art: technology; technography

  2. technological or technical: technocracy

  1. relating to or using technology: technophobia

Origin of techno-

2
from Greek tekhnē skill

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