Definitions for Technologytɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tech•nol•o•gytɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi(n.)(pl.)-gies.
the branch of knowledge that deals with applied science, engineering, the industrial arts, etc.
the application of knowledge for practical ends.
a technological process, invention, or method.
the sum of the ways in which social groups provide themselves with the material objects of their civilization.
Category: Anthropology, Sociology
the terminology of a field; technical nomenclature.
Origin of technology:
1605–15; < Gk technología systematic treatment = téchn(ē) art, craft, skill + -o- -o - + -logia -logy
the practical application of science to commerce or industry
engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology(noun)
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
technology(noun)ɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi
the use of science in industry
food technology; the future of bioengineering technologies
technologyɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi
electronic products, such as computers
the use of technology in the classroom
the study of or a collection of techniques.
a device, material, or sequence of mathematical coded electronic instructions created by a person's mind that is built, assembled, or produced and which is not part of the natural world.
all the different and usable technologies developed by a culture or people.
Origin: From τεχνολογία, from τέχνη + -λογία.
industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of the more important manufactures, as spinning, weaving, metallurgy, etc
The word technology refers to the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, and methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a preexisting solution to a problem, achieve a goal, handle an applied input/output relation or perform a specific function. It can also refer to the collection of such tools, including machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures. Technologies significantly affect human as well as other animal species' ability to control and adapt to their natural environments. The term can either be applied generally or to specific areas: examples include construction technology, medical technology, and information technology. The human species' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorical discovery of the ability to control fire increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans in travelling in and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, 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. However, not all technology has been used for peaceful purposes; the development of weapons of ever-increasing destructive power has progressed throughout history, from clubs to nuclear weapons.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.
Translations for Technology
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(the study of) science applied to practical, (especially industrial) purposes
a college of science and technology.
- تِكنولوجيا، عِلْم التِّقْنِيَّهArabic
- техническа наукаBulgarian
- tecnologiaPortuguese (BR)
- die TechnologieGerman
- tehnika, tehnoloogiaEstonian
- فن آوریFarsi
- műszaki tudományok; technológiaHungarian
- technologija, technikaLithuanian
- 技術，科技，工藝學Chinese (Trad.)
- техніка; технічні і прикладні наукиUkrainian
- صنعت و حرفت کي ترقي کا مطالعہUrdu
- công nghệVietnamese
- 技术，科技，工艺学Chinese (Simp.)
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