Definitions for Polytechnicˌpɒl iˈtɛk nɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pol•y•tech•nicˌpɒl iˈtɛk nɪk(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or offering instruction in a variety of industrial arts, applied sciences, or technical subjects.

  2. (n.)a school or other institution providing instruction in such subjects.

Origin of polytechnic:

1795–1805; < F polytechnique; see poly -, technic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. polytechnic institute, polytechnic, engineering school(noun)

    a technical school offering instruction in many industrial arts and applied sciences

Wiktionary

  1. polytechnic(Noun)

    An educational institute that teaches applied arts and sciences rather than academic subjects

  2. polytechnic(Adjective)

    that teaches applied arts and sciences rather than academic subjects

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polytechnic(adj)

    comprehending, or relating to, many arts and sciences; -- applied particularly to schools in which many branches of art and science are taught with especial reference to their practical application; also to exhibitions of machinery and industrial products

Freebase

  1. Polytechnic

    Polytechnic are an indie-rock band based in Chorlton-cum-Hardy in Manchester, England.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Polytechnic' in Nouns Frequency: #1961


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

polytechnic(noun)

a school or college in which technical subjects, eg engineering and building, are taught.

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