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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
analogue computer/circuit/technology
computer technology
▪ the rapid progress in computer technology
high technology
▪ We can offer all the benefits of the latest high technology.
high technology
information technology
science and technology
▪ developments in science and technology
the latest in ... technology/equipment (=the most modern equipment)
▪ using the latest in medical technology
up-to-date equipment/facilities/technology etc
▪ up-to-date kitchen equipment
▪ Moreover, Hewlett-Packard is not yet convinced that the market is ready for such advanced technologies on the desktop.
▪ It is hoped that the research will lead to more effective application of new advanced manufacturing technology.
▪ This programme has yielded excellent results and the technology has attracted considerable interest from the data storage industry. Advanced coating technology.
▪ Glass ceramics are just one example of Schott's development work. Advanced technology can not operated without special glass.
▪ With Autoseeker fitted you only have to make one simple phone call and Autoseeker's advanced technology does the rest.
▪ The important point is that increased use of advanced production technology represents a growth area for supply of the equipment involved.
▪ Before becoming a guitarist he played clarinet and uses advanced technology to approximate the breathy sound of a wind instrument.
▪ The basic requirement for an advanced information technology is some kind of storage medium with a large number of memory locations.
▪ Piper's use of digital technology is significant.
▪ Steady advances in digital memory technology are making mass-storage devices technologically feasible and increasingly cost-effective.
▪ But: Digital technologies have significantly greater reliability of reproduction and ease of transmission, and they promise vast enhancement of access.
▪ Although the industry is rapidly introducing advanced digital communication technologies, the telephone network continues to be dependent on analog transmission.
▪ Lehman said the shift from analogue to digital technology is increasing costs but without yet causing an increase in revenues.
▪ It is a schism which may have contributed to the stalled development of GaAs as an alternative in digital technology.
▪ Archivists are therefore thinking of combining digital technology with robust media.
▪ Can the demands of privacy withstand the advance of digital technology?
▪ Answer guide: Some useful examples are high technology v. more traditional industries, retail consumables v. furniture retailers.
▪ In high-technology industries, great emphasis is placed on experience involving quantitative techniques.
▪ It is the interaction of high technology with traditional novelistic modes which is the focus of the work.
▪ Some of the present government's high technology spending is being inflated by including money already earmarked by the previous government.
▪ So too can the industry and the broader environment, from traditional mass production to contemporary high technology, etc.
▪ For in the Soviet Union nuclear energy is a potent symbol of high technology and modernity.
▪ It is high technology made easy.
▪ This project is concerned with examining how number of high technology industries have evolved over time.
▪ Plus all the benefits of the latest high technology recording techniques for unsurpassed audio quality.
▪ This answer lies in several areas: high-quality content, use of the latest technology and the fun factor.
▪ And Perestroika has meant so many changes - even the introduction of the latest computerised office technology.
▪ In lieu of inviting decor, the War Room had the latest technology.
▪ But if you are looking for the very latest in exotic technology and have a flexible budget, prepare to get excited.
▪ Manufacturing processes which employ the very latest technology ensure high quality products which will give many years of reliable service.
▪ And many specialist machines are to be replaced by new equipment making full use of the latest technology.
▪ Each hall offers an advanced technical specification and the very latest technology.
▪ They are quicker-thinking and have a grasp of modern technology.
▪ By using and learning about the hardware and software, developing country professionals will become familiar with a variety of modern technologies.
▪ The major factor leading to the growth of large business units is therefore modern technology.
▪ Given modern technology, firms can be flexible vis-a-vis the market and vis-a-vis government plans.
▪ The younger generation is used to Computer Assisted Learning and other modern technology which is an adjunct to learning.
▪ But the Hutterites drive cars and use modern farming technology.
▪ He was holding modern technology in his hand and beginning to think like a medieval peasant.
▪ In contrast, modern technology and a much larger dollar volume of business makes incorporation imperative in many lines of production.
▪ Of course, new technologies bring new problems and one cause for anxiety is the ease of retrieval of data.
▪ No wonder people have such little patience with new technology.
▪ Resources Telford College has invested heavily in new technology related to visual communication.
▪ By World War I, new technology allowed the introduction of open-pit mining, and the face of Bisbee began changing for ever.
New Genetics, New Food New technology is already raising ethical issues for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
▪ The purpose and design of every new technology reflects our culture.
▪ Another impact of new technology at work is in the way in which products are manufactured.
▪ The new technology requires the installation of a wall, which contains a chemical that cleanses the water as it flows through.
▪ Some point out that the most successful technology companies are those concentrating on one product.
▪ Most technology companies put their stock offerings on hold, hoping for a more hospitable climate, but not TriTeal.
▪ The first target certainly looks realistic, given that most pundits believe that the long-term prospects for technology companies remain sound.
▪ The firm specializes in technology companies, which have poured into the market this year.
▪ High technology companies face special problems in development.
▪ Gary Lockton is explaining management influences at Deep Group, the achingly hip network of digital design, strategy and technology companies.
▪ Sybase is not the only technology company facing problems.
▪ The nice thing about personal computer technology is that these kinds of wishes often come true.
▪ Throughout the 1960s, as technology, especially computer technology, developed, pressure built up in Parliament for legislative controls.
▪ He expects widespread usage of computer technology to be commonplace before that time.
▪ On the face of it the comparison is almost ludicrous, so great has been the progress in computer technology.
▪ These initiatives are intended to strengthen the infrastructure for research, expand knowledge in computer technology, and further international scientific cooperation.
▪ Advances in computer technology are now so fast only computers themselves can keep pace with the data.
▪ Basic to this development of skill is a sound research and statistics background with a reasonably sophisticated use of computer technology.
▪ Power supply is a big problem today, since battery technology has not progressed at the same rate as other information technologies.
▪ In-house information technology people began to shift from building customized applications to helping their companies choose wisely among open systems vendors.
▪ A wide range of information technologies are in use producing substantial amounts of data.
▪ Our information technologies and our knowledge economy give us opportunities to do things we never dreamed possible 50 years ago.
▪ Like the project on information technology, this work could be administered by small directorates within the Department of Industry.
▪ For example, information technology may be utilised in the following ways.
▪ They overlapped but each new phase rapidly established dominance in the world of information technology.
▪ John Doherty, the board's acting advisor for information technology, was sacked in January.
▪ Government can play an essential role as a catalyst and in establishing the framework in which successful technology transfer can be achieved.
▪ What is needed is a balanced measure incorporating the human, economic and technical aspects of the technology transfer process.
▪ However, experience has shown that technology transfer is best achieved within a real business environment.
▪ People concerns and technology transfer issues will need to be addressed.
▪ The most successful forms of technology transfer involve a complex blend of both vertical and horizontal integration.
▪ The above trends govern the technology transfer process by making certain types of technologies available to well behaved states.
▪ Philip Hanson's empirical work on international technology transfer laid bare the limitations of borrowing as a survival strategy.
▪ In terms of technology transfer, handpumps are used at the rural level directly by intended beneficiaries.
▪ The technology of the automobile industry is also, of course, much further advanced than a technology of behavior.
▪ Critics see potential drawbacks to some proposed applications of advanced car technology.
▪ In 1913, advances in smelting technology led to the closing of the furnace at the Rusk prison.
▪ Instead, they got Richards to acknowledge that a motivated forger with advanced technology could fool even veteran photo analysts.
▪ Establishing that networking systems, relying on advanced computer technology, can provide individual service to teachers and special learners. 2.
▪ This position implies that Apple must create a standard on new advanced technology.
▪ In addition, efforts are under way to develop more advanced technology to implement even higher-speed research and education networks.
▪ It is the name of a new strategy for regional development based on technology.
▪ C.. The microcomputer is the vanguard of a whole range of microprocessor based technologies.
▪ It's based on the technology that was developed to help astronauts cope with weightlessness.
▪ Computer-#based patient record technology.
▪ In the same century, the fastest growing industries, in terms of employment, were those based on new technology.
▪ As seen in Fig. 6. 2, electronic commerce applications are based on several elegant technologies.
▪ However, no such problems confront the designer whose autonomous house design is based on alternative-technology criteria.
▪ For example, modular skeletal body sections based on bus technology are under consideration.
▪ Lower prices forced the industry to cut costs and develop more efficient technology.
▪ The developing audio technology to position a sound in three-dimensional space will become very useful.
▪ The Information Superhighway and yet-to-be developed technologies will be key elements in this business transformation.
▪ We are discussing strategic new developments-someone has to be the first to develop the product or technology.
▪ So many nations are developing cruise missile technology that a traditional air dominance fighter such as the F-22 could become obsolete.
▪ And efforts are under way to develop new types of technology that may be better suited to remote communities.
▪ How much extra food can be provided once recently developed technology becomes widely available is a matter of some disagreement.
▪ The primary reason for introducing new technology such as robots is to reduce costs and improve product quality.
▪ Rockport is a pioneer in trying to introduce athleticshoe technology into dress shoes.
▪ But its games-oriented appeal will introduce basic interactive technology into thousands of homes.
▪ Although the industry is rapidly introducing advanced digital communication technologies, the telephone network continues to be dependent on analog transmission.
▪ First the motivations of managers in introducing new technology would be simply economic - to increase efficiency, productivity and so on.
▪ With modest resources, the Agriculture Department is introducing the new technologies to growers in a handful of pilot projects nationwide.
▪ It will also introduce a new technology platform for Abbey.
▪ Attempts to introduce new cooking-energy technologies will have to be far more systematic.
▪ They're using all this technology now to get the same sounds we used to get by turning up until it distorted.
▪ According to the company, about 20 merchants are using that technology.
▪ Doctors could also use the Bell Labs technology routinely to monitor your heart or breathing, just by phoning your mobile.
▪ I needed to learn how to use that technology to answer questions of my own.
▪ The smart phones will begin to use new technology to become wireless Internet devices.
▪ The school has tried to use technology and writing across subjects to improve students' academic performance.
▪ The reasons for using expert systems technology in aircraft maintenance are explained.
▪ Sun used technology developed by a division of supercomputer maker Cray Research to make the chips work together.
peer-to-peer architecture/network/technology etc
▪ environmentally-safe technologies for pest control
▪ laser technology
▪ All evidence points to ecological technology being cost effective, if not shockingly profitable.
▪ Also overlooked in all the hoopla over silicon-based technology is biotechnology.
▪ For all the billions, technology can break down.
▪ I was struck by the realization that the technology would allow the average human being to pursue their interests in any form.
▪ In the past, new technology has mainly displaced manual workers.
▪ It was all part of their information technology training, a component of the national curriculum.
▪ Outlawed technology, too dangerous to human life.
▪ The trouble is that the technology looks easier to develop than the political will to use it.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Technology \Tech*nol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ? an art + -logy; cf. Gr. ? systematic treatment: cf. F. technologie.] Industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of the more important manufactures, as spinning, weaving, metallurgy, etc.

Note: Technology is not an independent science, having a set of doctrines of its own, but consists of applications of the principles established in the various physical sciences (chemistry, mechanics, mineralogy, etc.) to manufacturing processes.
--Internat. Cyc.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1610s, "a discourse or treatise on an art or the arts," from Greek tekhnologia "systematic treatment of an art, craft, or technique," originally referring to grammar, from tekhno- (see techno-) + -logy. The meaning "study of mechanical and industrial arts" (Century Dictionary, 1902, gives examples of "spinning, metal-working, or brewing") is first recorded 1859. High technology attested from 1964; short form high-tech is from 1972.


n. (context uncountable English) The organization of knowledge for practical purposes.

  1. n. the practical application of science to commerce or industry [syn: engineering]

  2. the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study" [syn: engineering, engineering science, applied science]


Technology ("science of craft", from Greek , techne, "art, skill, cunning of hand"; and , -logia) is the collection of techniques, skills, methods and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation. Technology can be the knowledge of techniques, processes, etc. or it can be embedded in machines, computers, devices and factories, which can be operated by individuals without detailed knowledge of the workings of such things.

The human species' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistoric discovery of how to control fire and the later Neolithic Revolution increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans to travel in and control their environment. Developments in historic times, including the printing press, the telephone, and the Internet, have lessened physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale. The steady progress of military technology has brought weapons of ever-increasing destructive power, from clubs to nuclear weapons.

Technology has many effects. It has helped develop more advanced economies (including today's global economy) and has allowed the rise of a leisure class. Many technological processes produce unwanted by-products, known as pollution, and deplete natural resources, to the detriment of Earth's environment. Various implementations of technology influence the values of a society and new technology often raises new ethical questions. Examples include the rise of the notion of efficiency in terms of human productivity, a term originally applied only to machines, and the challenge of traditional norms.

Philosophical debates have arisen over the use of technology, with disagreements over whether technology improves the human condition or worsens it. Neo-Luddism, anarcho-primitivism, and similar reactionary movements criticise the pervasiveness of technology in the modern world, arguing that it harms the environment and alienates people; proponents of ideologies such as transhumanism and techno-progressivism view continued technological progress as beneficial to society and the human condition.

Until recently, it was believed that the development of technology was restricted only to human beings, but 21st century scientific studies indicate that other primates and certain dolphin communities have developed simple tools and passed their knowledge to other generations.

Technology (album)

Technology is the first album of the Melodic death metal band Crimson Death. It was recorded in 2001, but due to financial problems of the record label it was released in 2004 by Mythic Metal Productions.

Technology (band)

Technology is a Soviet-Russian synthpop band created by Leonid Velichkovsky, Andrey Kokhaev, Roman Ryabtsev, participants of group "Bioconstructor", in 1990.

Technology (disambiguation)

Technology is the collection of tools, including machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures used by humans.

Technology may also refer to:

  • Technology (band), a Russian synthpop band
  • Technology (album). 2001 album from Crimson Death

Usage examples of "technology".

But in 1968 experimenters at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, making use of the increased capacity of technology to probe the microscopic depths of matter, found that protons and neutrons are not fundamental, either.

Lance Dixon of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center made a pivotal observation in this regard that was further amplified by Wolfgang Lerche of CERN, Vafa at Harvard, and Nicholas Warner, then of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Some Family members, led by Rikart Neumann and Acton van Reuter, had apparently agreed to throw their support behind the Laum in exchange for augmentation technology.

Darryl Adin and his people had fine warp-capacity vessels, the epitome of private spacecraft technology, but their engines could not produce enough power to break free of the gravitational surges that barely affected a Galaxy-class starship.

The concept theoretically should be able to impact adversarial situations that apply across the board to high, mid, low, no, or minimal technology threats.

CaWogs The nature of catalog advertising is changing rapidly due to technology.

Perhaps the best view of all, however, is that after the early settlers of Eastern Polynesia were released from the conservative influence of Western Polynesian technology, they tanged some of their adzes and made other innovations in their artifacts.

From what Amrita had told me, only the Sikhs had capitalized on the Green Revolution and modern agricultural technology to make a go of their extensive cooperative farms in the north of India.

If the skein of historical causality had been different - if the brilliant guesses of the atomists on the nature of matter, the plurality of worlds, the vastness of space and time had been treasured and built upon, if the innovative technology of Archimedes had been taught and emulated, if the notion of invariable laws of Nature that humans must seek out and understand had been widely propagated - I wonder what kind of world we would live in now.

Though TARPS technology allowed the reconnaissance aircraft to move at a reasonably high speed, Batman was cruising at nearly five hundred knots, the need to stick to a particular course was irksome to any fighter pilot.

Snake biocomputer technology, potentially compromising most human infrastructure.

With new biocomputer technology, he therefore had succeeded in creating a device called a psycho-communicator, or psychom, which could interface with a brainwave amplification apparatus.

Two years ago the hull of the Divine Firmament was ripped open and the command module compartment amputated except for a few meters, just enough to contain the cabinets of a new computer system designed by a prominent research scientist named Onasuka, a biocomputer pioneer who took the previous technology of the Destiny II ship control system, the Second Captain, and modified it.

Galactics have been generally reluctant to discuss medical technology because of some of their bioethics laws, but they are supplying a rejuvenation and life prolongation technology.

Using partners and vendors not only allows big pharma to fill in the gaps in its bioinformatics capabilities but also gives it the mobility to adapt new technologies as they come onto the market rather than constantly overhauling its own systems.