polytechnic institute, polytechnic, engineering school(noun)
a technical school offering instruction in many industrial arts and applied sciences
An educational institute that teaches applied arts and sciences rather than academic subjects
that teaches applied arts and sciences rather than academic subjects
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
Origin: [Gr. poly`technos; poly`s many + te`chnh an art: cf. F. polytechnique.]
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, pol-i-tek′nik, -al, adj. comprehending many arts.—n. an exhibition of objects illustrating many arts: an institution in which many arts are taught.—ns. Polytech′nics, the science of the mechanical arts; Polytech′nique, or Polytechnic school, an industrial school in which the technical sciences that rest in great part upon a mathematical basis, such as engineering, architecture, &c., are taught. [Gr. polys, many, technē, an art.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Polytechnic' in Nouns Frequency: #1961
The numerical value of Polytechnic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Polytechnic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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