What does Technology mean?

Definitions for Technology
tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒiTech·nol·o·gy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Technology.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. technology, engineeringnoun

    the practical application of science to commerce or industry

  2. engineering, engineering science, applied science, technologynoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. technologynoun

    the study of or a collection of techniques.

    Etymology: From τεχνολογία, from τέχνη + -λογία.

  2. technologynoun

    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.

    Etymology: From τεχνολογία, from τέχνη + -λογία.

  3. technologynoun

    all the different and usable technologies developed by a culture or people.

    Etymology: From τεχνολογία, from τέχνη + -λογία.

Wikipedia

  1. Technology

    Technology ("science of craft", from Greek τέχνη, techne, "art, skill, cunning of hand"; and -λογία, -logia) is the sum 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, and the like, or it can be embedded in machines to allow for operation without detailed knowledge of their workings. Systems (e.g. machines) applying technology by taking an input, changing it according to the system's use, and then producing an outcome are referred to as technology systems or technological systems. The simplest form of technology is the development and use of basic 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. 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. Innovations have always influenced the values of a society and raised new questions in the ethics of technology. Examples include the rise of the notion of efficiency in terms of human productivity, and the challenges of bioethics. 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 criticize the pervasiveness of technology, 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Technologynoun

    industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of the more important manufactures, as spinning, weaving, metallurgy, etc

Freebase

  1. Technology

    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

  1. Technology

    The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.

Editors Contribution

  1. technology

    Electronic or digital products, software, applications, telecommunications, devices, computers, servers, networks and systems considered as a group.

    Technology has empowered the internet and computers at an amazing rate.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2020  
  2. technology

    The scientific method and material to achieve a specific, accurate and just objective in line with the collective plan for the evolution of humanity.

    Our perception of technology on earth is different in the universe as the universes forms of technology related to computers, software, power of the mind, consciousness and authority.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Technology' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #811

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Technology' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1737

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Technology' in Nouns Frequency: #321

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Technology in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Technology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Technology in a Sentence

  1. Wouter Sturkenboom:

    Apple is a really big company, and having disappointed a little bit on the sales side of things, does tend to reverberate around the world in technology stocks.

  2. Jane Poynter:

    Our capsule is fitted with state-of-the-art space-rated life support systems, designed and manufactured by Paragon Space Development Corporation, who are global leaders in life support technology.

  3. Keith Pogson:

    The big players can afford cutting edge technology, hire the best people to have a real robust go at anti-money laundering and know-your-customer rules, but for the small players the question will be: does it make economic sense to put in place the level of compliance and scrutiny requested or is it not worth it?

  4. Shehmir Shaikh:

    Abroad, Uber has made waves because of the readily available technology that people are using, like iPhones in their hands, we don't have that here. (And) the major form of transport is not cars.

  5. Sotiris Tzifas:

    Technology gives us a lot of tools to secure the system, but at the end of the day, the level of security depends on the users, even if you build the most secure system you can, if the user does something bad or something misguided or something they are not allowed to do, then the system is downgraded very quickly.

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