Adjective "technique" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A way of carrying out a particular task, especially the execution or performance of an artistic work or a scientific procedure.
  1. 'the techniques used by Turner, Rembrandt, and Degas'
  2. 'According to the scientists, the technique could be adapted for use in separating minerals.'
  3. 'The simple answer to this is that there are always new scientific techniques which can reveal more and more.'
  4. 'The writers also rejected phonics as a technique for teaching spelling.'
  5. 'We wouldn't be able to license immediately, we would need to go through the procedures for a novel technique.'
  6. 'The construction technique was used extensively from little shanties to small village chapels.'
  7. 'With modern surgical techniques, the limb that was once doomed to amputation can often be saved.'
  8. 'Patients in the surgery group were operated on by surgeons using a surgical technique of their choice.'
  9. 'Even when the printing technique changed, the images were still based on those plates.'
  10. 'However photographic techniques have been used to investigate the separate stages.'
  11. 'The clinic uses conventional and alternative techniques to audit your general health.'
  12. in singular 'an established athlete with a very good technique'
  13. 'If the inflammation resulted from playing sport, professional advice on technique may be necessary.'
  14. 'His football is elegant and masterful, charged with technique and vision.'
  15. 'The event is a showcase of not only brute strength, but of technique as well.'
  16. 'We all have to develop our own swing and our own technique and our own abilities.'
  17. 'Of course, it is a tribute to his extraordinary skill and technique and concentration and so forth.'
  18. 'With these abilities they can concentrate on skill and technique when it comes to competitive football.'
  19. 'What we're trying to create is a group with the ability and technique in all aspects of the game.'
  20. 'The aims of the games are identical, and in terms of technique, they share innumerable skills.'
  21. 'Her pioneering research has provided riders with tools to break habitual patterns and improve technique.'
  22. 'Yet skill still requires practice and a knowledge about technique and why some things work and others don't.'
  23. 'So, what is stopping us from adopting this highly efficient technique of conserving water?'
  24. 'His special technique of scratching lines into the colour is still frequently used.'

More definitions

1. the manner and ability with which an artist, writer, dancer, athlete, or the like employs the technical skills of a particular art or field of endeavor.

2. the body of specialized procedures and methods used in any specific field, especially in an area of applied science.

3. method of performance; way of accomplishing.

4. technical skill; ability to apply procedures or methods so as to effect a desired result.

5. Informal. method of projecting personal charm, appeal, etc.: He has th

More examples(as adjective)

"staminas can be technique."


Early 19th century: from French, from Latin technicus (see technic).