What does technology mean?

Definitions for technology
tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒitech·nol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. technology, engineering(noun)

    the practical application of science to commerce or industry

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. technology(Noun)

    the study of or a collection of techniques.

    Etymology: From τεχνολογία, from τέχνη + -λογία.

  2. technology(Noun)

    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. technology(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From τεχνολογία, from τέχνη + -λογία.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Technology(noun)

    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

How to pronounce technology?

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How to say technology in sign language?

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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. Gareth Price:

    This is like the hottest technology conference in one of the most connected cities in the world and there are maybe three people wearing a device right now.

  2. Bertrand Piccard:

    Clean technology is a huge opportunity that will create jobs, make profits and protect the environment.

  3. Toby Wilkinson:

    I think by using modern seismic X-ray technology it should be possible to look through the walls and see if there are significant anomalies or indeed gaps in the bedrock behind those walls, that sort of ground penetration radar is well developed. It's been used in the Valley of the Kings and other places in Egypt.

  4. Alice Kahn:

    For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.

  5. Bert Bras:

    There are a lot of things we actually don't know yet about what can be done, once you have the base technology figured out, then you can start thinking about use cases. That's when you have entrepreneurs come in and say. 'You know what? We could do this.'.

Images & Illustrations of technology

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