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Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.
Leon Kass

Meaning of "biotechnology" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

biotechnology  [ˌbaɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Biotechnology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BIOTECHNOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make useful products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use". Depending on the tools and applications, it often overlaps with the fields of bioengineering and biomedical engineering. For thousands of years, humankind has used biotechnology in agriculture, food production, and medicine. The term itself is largely believed to have been coined in 1919 by Hungarian engineer Károly Ereky. In the late 20th and early 21st century, biotechnology has expanded to include new and diverse sciences such as genomics, recombinant gene technologies, applied immunology, and development of pharmaceutical therapies and diagnostic tests.

Definition of biotechnology in the English dictionary

The definition of biotechnology in the dictionary is the technique of using microorganisms, such as bacteria, to perform chemical processing, such as waste recycling, or to produce other materials, such as beer and wine, cheese, antibiotics, and hormones, vaccines, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BIOTECHNOLOGY


chronology
krəˈnɒlədʒɪ
criminology
ˌkrɪmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
dendrochronology
ˌdɛndrəʊkrəˈnɒlədʒɪ
endocrinology
ˌɛndəʊkraɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
enology
iːˈnɒlədʒɪ
ethnology
ɛθˈnɒlədʒɪ
geochronology
ˌdʒiːəʊkrəˈnɒlədʒɪ
high-technology
ˌhaɪtekˈnɒlədʒɪ
immunology
ˌɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒɪ
nanotechnology
ˌnænəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
neuroendocrinology
ˌnjʊərəʊˌɛndəʊkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
oceanology
ˌəʊʃəˈnɒlədʒɪ
palynology
ˌpælɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
phenomenology
fɪˌnɒmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
phonology
fəˈnɒlədʒɪ
phrenology
frɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
rhinology
raɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
technology
tɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
terminology
ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
volcanology
ˌvɒlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIOTECHNOLOGY

biota
biotech
biotechnical
biotechnological
biotechnologically
biotechnologist
biotelemetric
biotelemetry
bioterror
bioterrorist
biotic
biotically
biotin
biotite
biotitic
biotope
biotoxin
biotron
biotroph
bioturbation

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIOTECHNOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
archaeology
astrology
biology
ecology
genealogy
geology
information technology
methodology
microbiology
mythology
neurology
oncology
pathology
pharmacology
physiology
psychology
radiology
sociology
theology

Synonyms and antonyms of biotechnology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «biotechnology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

Find out the translation of biotechnology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of biotechnology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «biotechnology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

生物技术
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

biotecnología
570 millions of speakers

English

biotechnology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जैव प्रौद्योगिकी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التكنولوجيا الحيوية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

биотехнологии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

biotecnologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জৈবপ্রযুক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

biotechnologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bioteknologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Biotechnik
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生物工学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

생명 공학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bioteknologi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

công nghệ sinh học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயிரித்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जैवतंत्रज्ञान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

biyoteknoloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

biotecnologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

biotechnologia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

біотехнології
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

biotehnologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βιοτεχνολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

biotegnologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bioteknik
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bioteknologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of biotechnology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIOTECHNOLOGY»

The term «biotechnology» is very widely used and occupies the 11.778 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIOTECHNOLOGY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about biotechnology

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8 QUOTES WITH «BIOTECHNOLOGY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word biotechnology.
1
Alex Berenson
If only the human body could handle trauma as well as biotechnology stocks do.
2
Lois McMaster Bujold
I'm very interested in the impact of biotechnology on the way people live.
3
William J. Clinton
I want American Dream growth - lots of new businesses, well-paying jobs, and American leadership in new industries, like clean energy and biotechnology.
4
Paul Davies
A permanent base on Mars would have a number of advantages beyond being a bonanza for planetary science and geology. If, as some evidence suggests, exotic micro-organisms have arisen independently of terrestrial life, studying them could revolutionise biology, medicine and biotechnology.
5
Freeman Dyson
I see a bright future for the biotechnology industry when it follows the path of the computer industry, the path that von Neumann failed to foresee, becoming small and domesticated rather than big and centralized.
6
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
My sense is that we're ready for another industrial revolution in this country. The great minds and innovators of Silicon Valley would come through China and say, The pipeline is full of ideas - there's personalized medicine, biotechnology, new forms to power ourselves, clean energy, etc., etc.
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Leon Kass
Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.
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Joe Lieberman
The way we're really going to grow the economy is to invest in people, to invest in innovation, to have the federal government put money in the kind of research that will create the new high-technology, biotechnology industries that will create the millions of new jobs.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIOTECHNOLOGY»

Discover the use of biotechnology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to biotechnology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Biotechnology for Beginners
Offering an exciting and colorful overview of biotechnology for professionals and students in a wide array of the life sciences, this book also appeals to the lay reader without a scientific background who is interested in an entertaining ...
Reinhard Renneberg, Arnold L. Demain, 2008
2
Basic Biotechnology
In this new edition of the textbook Basic Biotechnology, biology and bioprocessing topics are uniquely combined to provide a complete overview of biotechnology.
Colin Ratledge, Bjørn Kristiansen, 2006
3
Biotechnology
The book reckons to the young aspirants willing to mke their careers in this upcoming area of science. A brief detail on different branches of biotechnology including.
Banerjee, 2005
4
Biotechnology
Contains 214 citations on biotechnology, genetics, transgenics, engineering, bioengineering, manipulation, ecology, hazards, assessment, regulation, & protection. Some citations contain abstracts. Author & subject indices.
Daniel Cabirac, Raymond Dobert, 1994
5
Biotechnology
154 citations in English covering: biotechnology, bioengineering, transgenic topics, genetics, & ethics, mass media, society, consumers, public opinion, etc. Many citations have abstracts. Author & subject indexes.
DIANE Publishing Company, 1995
6
Textbook of Environmental Biotechnology
This book provides comprehensive information on the different aspects of environmental biotechnology and also discusses the processes and new technologies dealing with pollutants, degradation and resource recovery.
Mohapatra, 2006
7
Medical Biotechnology
This book places emphasis on the medical applications of biotechnology, rather than the details fo the experimental techniques"--Back cover.
Judit Pongracz, Mary Keen, 2009
8
Biotechnology
178 citations on risk assessment in biotechnology, genetics, engineering, bioengineering, manipulation, ecology, hazards, assessment, regulation, and protection. Most citations have abstracts. Contains author and subject indices.
Robert Warmbrodt, Lara Wiggert, 1992
9
Biotechnology
A complete bibliography on the issues of commercialization & economics in biotechnology.
Kim Guenther, 1996
10
Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture: Prospects for the 21st ...
This book begins by laying the foundations for plant biotechnology by outlining the biological aspects including gene structure and expression, and the basic procedures in plant biotechnology of genomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics and ...
A. Altman, Paul M. Hasegawa, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIOTECHNOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term biotechnology is used in the context of the following news items.
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Forget Biogen (BIIB), Buy These 3 Biotechnology Stocks Instead
This large cap stock has been a staple of investor portfolios in the biotechnology space for some time, while it is also one of the behemoths of ... «Zacks.com, Jul 15»
2
GİLA BENMAYOR > Biotechnology know-how transfer from Cuba to …
During our conversation, I learned from the ambassador that Cuba was among the top five countries in the world in biotechnology, with 1,200 ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Jul 15»
3
White House aims to modernize biotechnology regulatory process
On July 2, the White House issued a memo on modernizing the regulatory system for biotechnology products to heads of the U.S. EPA, USDA ... «Biomass Magazine, Jul 15»
4
Company Shares of iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund …
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (NASDAQ:IBB) has dropped 0.65% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very ... «Insider Trading Report, Jul 15»
5
Company Shares of Puma Biotechnology Inc Drops by -3.12%
Puma Biotechnology Inc (NYSE:PBYI) has lost 3.12% during the past week and dropped 19.22% in the last 4 weeks. The shares are however, ... «Insider Trading Report, Jul 15»
6
A balanced view of biotechnology
In the next paragraph Pope Francis then acknowledges the enormous power that technoscience - nuclear energy, biotechnology, information ... «Manila Standard Today, Jul 15»
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Youths get biotechnology training
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Students received hands-on biotechnology training during the annual 4-H Science Workshops at Purdue University ... «Agri News, Jul 15»
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7 Biotechnology Stocks to Buy Now
Seven biotechnology stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is ... «Investorplace.com, Jul 15»
9
A short-side trade in Biotechnology Index
Biotechnology has been all the rage and the leading group of stocks for the past five years, a feat of historic proportions. While the bigger picture trend remains ... «TradingFloor.com, Jul 15»
10
Cuba and China sign new cooperation accords in biotechnology
Cuba and China sign new cooperation accords in biotechnology HAVANA, Cuba, Jul 1 (acn) Cuba and China signed eight new cooperation ... «Cuba News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Biotechnology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/biotechnology>. Aug 2019 ».
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