a style of disco music characterized by very fast synthesizer rhythms, heavy use of samples, and a lack of melody.
Other definitions for techno- (2 of 2)
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.
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How to use techno in a sentence
But Ibiza reached its peak during the 90s, when the island became the starting point of the techno movement.
More than a few 20th-century acting greats, we decided, would have thrived on being techno-celebrities.
Another technique is the outsourcing of labor to lower paid foreign workers, the so called “techno-coolies.”Silicon Valley’s Giants Are Just Gilded Age Tycoons in Techno-Utopian Clothes | Joel Kotkin | April 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He also made disco-techno music as a “record performer,” his producer Mark Bauman said.A Tribute to Divine, Hollywood’s Most Infamous Drag Queen | Jimmy So | October 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
No wonder Mark Zuckerberg and other oligarchs are so anxious to import “techno coolies” from abroad.California’s New Feudalism Benefits a Few at the Expense of the Multitude | Joel Kotkin | October 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A rousing tale of techno-geek rebellion, as necessary and dangerous as file sharing, free speech, and bottled water on a plane.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
The techno-theological attempts to rise from the adjustment of means to ends, to an adjuster or contriver.
Some of the suggestions to be made in the coming lines might sound utopian or have the ring of techno-babble.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for techno (1 of 2)
a type of very fast dance music, using electronic sounds and fast heavy beats
British Dictionary definitions for techno- (2 of 2)
craft or art: technology; technography
technological or technical: technocracy
relating to or using technology: technophobia
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