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Noun: technology  tek'nó-lu-jee
  1. The application of the knowledge and usage of tools (such as machines or utensils) and techniques to control one's environment
    "the mastery of fire was a huge advance in human technology";
    - tech [informal]
  2. The discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    "he had trouble deciding which branch of technology to study";
    - engineering, engineering science, applied science
  3. Machinery and equipment developed from engineering or other applied sciences
    - tech [informal]

Derived forms: technologies

Type of: application, bailiwick, discipline, equipment, field, field of study, machinery, practical application, study, subject, subject area, subject field

Encyclopedia: Technology, Policy and Management