Adjective "technology" definition and examples

(Technology may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/tɛkˈnɒlədʒi/

Definitions and examples

noun

The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.
  1. count noun 'recycling technologies'
  2. 'Thirdly, there is a need for serious investment in research into new energy technologies.'
  3. 'New technologies in medicine are crucial and will have an enormous impact.'
  4. 'How do we define and protect public values when we are only just beginning to see mass public use of these technologies?'
  5. 'This is not propitious for making the most of our exciting new technologies.'
  6. 'The story of the transformation in physical technologies comes in two quite distinct stages.'
  7. 'This creates the incentives for people to shift to cleaner technologies and fuels.'
  8. 'The human response to these technologies was a myriad of attempts to capitalize on them for good and for profit.'
  9. 'The momentum of this present economy derives from the speed of its underpinning technologies.'
  10. 'How do we use technologies to extend ourselves rather than avoid ourselves?'
  11. 'However, the realities of these technologies have lagged behind the promises.'
  12. 'The equipment used then seems primitive compared to the technology at his disposal now.'
  13. 'Our technology doesn't give developers a fix for problems but it does speed root cause analysis.'
  14. 'Many of the stores say that limiting fraud is their main goal with the new technology.'
  15. 'If this technology is being developed, then just who is funding these operations.'
  16. 'People often have the technology at their disposal, maybe even without realising it.'
  17. 'The technology was developed in Austria and it proved to be a big hit in the Viennese capital.'
  18. 'In the modern world, wars are won by the side with the most money and the best technology.'
  19. 'The question of the success or failure of any given technology is never actually a matter of machines alone.'
  20. 'It will also set targets for raising skills and qualifications in science and technology.'
  21. 'Ensure that art, design and technology are developed so pupils can do well in these subjects.'
  22. 'The money will be spent over the next four years on technology, science and mathematics.'
  23. 'Europe is facing a crisis in science and technology according to two new reports.'
  24. 'It is also hoped that such access will encourage an interest in science and technology.'
  25. 'One of the results is an increasing awareness of the difference between science and technology.'
  26. 'A shorthand view might have it that technology is extrinsic and science intrinsic to the food we eat.'
  27. 'The government has set out its plans to use science and technology to tackle crime and terrorism.'
  28. 'Its use should not be limited to courses in the history of science or technology.'
  29. 'Science and technology has been responsible for large numbers of new blends.'

More definitions

1. the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science.

2. the application of this knowledge for practical ends.

3. the terminology of an art, science, etc.; technical nomenclature.

4. a scientific or industrial process, invention, method, or the like.

5. the sum of the ways

More examples(as adjective)

"stocks can be technology."

"links can be technology."

"strategies can be technology."

"exchanges can be technology."

"businesses can be technology."

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Origin

Early 17th century: from Greek tekhnologia ‘systematic treatment’, from tekhnē ‘art, craft’ + -logia (see -logy).