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During the nineteenth century, the rapid emergence and proliferation of new manufacturing methods and building technologies led to the establishment of polytechnic schools that concentrated on the practicalities of engineering and construction rather than the niceties of stylistic correctness or adherence to established precedent.
Martin Filler

Meaning of "polytechnic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD POLYTECHNIC

Via French from Greek polutekhnos skilled in many arts.
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PRONUNCIATION OF POLYTECHNIC

polytechnic  [ˌpɒlɪˈtɛknɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POLYTECHNIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Polytechnic can act as a noun and an adjective.
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.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES POLYTECHNIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Polytechnic

Polytechnic may refer to: Education: ▪ Institute of technology, and polytechnic, several types of educational institutions Main article: List of institutions using the term "institute of technology" or "polytechnic" Sports and entertainment: ▪ Polytechnic, an English indie rock band ▪ Polytechnic F.C., an English football club ▪ Polytechnic Magazine, a sports magazine from the early 1900s...

Definition of polytechnic in the English dictionary

The definition of polytechnic in the dictionary is a college offering advanced full- and part-time courses, esp vocational courses, in many fields at and below degree standard. Other definition of polytechnic is of or relating to technical instruction and training.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POLYTECHNIC


asplanchnic
eɪˈsplæŋknɪk
atechnic
eɪˈtɛknɪk
geotechnic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈtɛknɪk
isopycnic
aɪsaʊˈpɪknɪk
microtechnic
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌteknɪk
mnemotechnic
ˌniːməʊˈtɛknɪk
picnic
ˈpɪknɪk
pyknic
ˈpɪknɪk
pyrotechnic
ˌpaɪərəʊˈteknɪk
splanchnic
ˈsplæŋknɪk
strychnic
ˈstrɪknɪk
theotechnic
ˌθɪəˈtɛknɪk
zymotechnic
ˌzaɪməʊˈtɛknɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POLYTECHNIC

polysynthetism
polytechnical
polytene
polyteny
polytetrafluoroethylene
polythalamous
polytheism
polytheist
polytheistic
polytheistical
polytheistically
polythene
polythene bag
polytocous
polytonal
polytonalism
polytonalist
polytonality
polytonally
polytrophic

WORDS THAT END LIKE POLYTECHNIC

chronic
Dominic
electronic
ethnic
Hispanic
iconic
inorganic
interethnic
mechanic
Mishnic
multiethnic
nonethnic
organic
panic
scenic
sonic
technic
titanic
tonic
tunic

Synonyms and antonyms of polytechnic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «POLYTECHNIC»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «polytechnic» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of polytechnic

Translation of «polytechnic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POLYTECHNIC

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

Translator English - Chinese

理工
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

politécnica
570 millions of speakers

English

polytechnic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पॉलिटेक्निक
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

العلوم التطبيقية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

политехнический
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

politécnico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পলিটেকনিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

polytechnique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Politeknik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Polytechnikum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポリテクニック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

폴리 테크닉
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Politeknik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc về bách nghệ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாலிடெக்னிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पॉलिटेक्निक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

politeknik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

politecnico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

politechnika
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

політехнічний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

politehnică
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πολυτεχνεία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Politegnikum
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

yrkeshögskola
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

polyteknisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of polytechnic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYTECHNIC»

The term «polytechnic» is very widely used and occupies the 17.754 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYTECHNIC» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «POLYTECHNIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word polytechnic.
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Francois Englert
As an assistant in the polytechnic department, I was able to finance new studies and got my Physics Masters Degree in 1958 and my Ph.D. in 1959.
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Martin Filler
During the nineteenth century, the rapid emergence and proliferation of new manufacturing methods and building technologies led to the establishment of polytechnic schools that concentrated on the practicalities of engineering and construction rather than the niceties of stylistic correctness or adherence to established precedent.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POLYTECHNIC»

Discover the use of polytechnic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to polytechnic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Polytechnic Education in Finland
4.1. The polytechnic network and educational provision 4.1.1. The polytechnic network and structural development The polytechnic network has taken shape in phases since the first were put on a permanent footing in 1996. Since 2000 the ...
‎2003
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ENGINEERING GRAPHICS: FOR DIPLOMA
This book is designed for students of first year Engineering Diploma course, irrespective of their branches of study. The book is divided into seven modules.
K. C. JOHN, 2009
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British Qualifications: A Complete Guide to Educational, ...
The institutions which have been affected are listed below (new names are followed by former names in parentheses): Anglia Polytechnic University (Anglia Polytechnic); Bournemouth University (Bournemouth Polytechnic); University of ...
Kogan Page, 2004
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Bulletin of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Published Quarterly by the Virginia Polytechnic Institute VOL. HI JANUARY, 1910 NUMBER 1 THE V. P. I. ALUMNI GATE By J. S. A. Johnson, SecRetaRy- TReasuReR oF the Gate Fund Committee Professor W. H. Rasche took the matter of an ...
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1910
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POLYTECHNIC SOCIETY
Treasurer. in. Account. with. the. Royal. Cornwall. Polytechnic. So. ciety. Liabilities— Balance due to Treasurer £3119 3 „ Bills due 186 15 8 168 14 6 Assets— Unpaid Subscriptions, estimated at 18 14 6 Balance against the Society £150 0 0 ...
ROYAL CORNWALL, 1868
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Catalogue of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute
Alabama Polytechnic Institute. v re; LLENOX INDATIOtIS Vol. XII '• No. 1 THE BULLETIN OF THF. ALABAMA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AUBURN CATALOGUE 1916-17 ISSUED MONTHLY BY THE INSTITUTE MARCH, 1917 Entered as ...
Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1916
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Proceedings of the Semi-centennial Celebration of the ...
With Catalogue of Officers and Students, 1824-1874 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Henry Bradford Nason. Charles R. Mather, M. E., Assistant U. S. Engineer on the Coast Survey, Newport, R. I. Thomas O'Neil Morris, C. E., Assistant ...
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Henry Bradford Nason, 1875
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The Polytechnic Journal
from the original pictures. Those in the present numher are superbly coloured, and if the work continue, as doubtless it will, in the same style as the present part, the plates will be of great value as pictures, even independent of their worth as ...
‎1840
9
Constitution and By-laws of the Polytechnic Institute of ...
Polytechnic Institute (Shrewsbury, N.J.). r CONSTITUTION AMD BY-LAWS OP THE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE OF SURE WSBITR.
Polytechnic Institute (Shrewsbury, N.J.), 1829
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Toward a Better Future: Education and Training for Economic ...
Figure 6.1 Singapore Education:A System of “Bridges and Ladders” A majority of polytechnic graduates enter the workforce after graduation, but about 4 in 10 continue their education and obtain a university degree within five years of ...
Sing-Kong Lee, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POLYTECHNIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term polytechnic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Temasek Polytechnic opens new IT security and forensics hub
Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim being shown around Temasek Polytechnic's new IT security and forensics hub. «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
2
The changing phase of Ho Polytechnic; A cradle for industry and …
The Ho Polytechnic was among the elite polytechnics established in 1992 under the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) Law 321. «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
3
Polytechnic Beats CTC C
A perfect day on the pitch for Polytechnic was sealed in the third set when Muyambo and Nyandoro defeated the CTC combination of Ipinge ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
East End Natives Named to Dean's List at Rensselaer Polytechnic
Several East End natives were among the students to be named to the Dean's List at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY for the Spring ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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Six Nations Polytechnic receives $1.4M
Six Nations Polytechnic is receiving a big boost this year, after the federal government announced it would support the education centre to the ... «Grand River Sachem, Jul 15»
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Hamptons Natives Among Graduates of Rensselaer Polytechnic
The 209th Commencement ceremony was held in the East Campus Athletic Village Stadium on May 30, included an address by Admiral ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
7
Three Years' Jail For Polytechnic Student For Harassing Class-IX
A polytechnic student on Thursday sentenced to three years' imprisonment by a women's court for sexually harassing a Class IX girl on July 4, ... «Focus News, Jul 15»
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Six Nations Polytechnic gets $1.4 million
Rebecca Jamieson, president of Six Nations Polytechnic, shakes hands with Brant MP Phil McColeman after an announcement that it will ... «Brantford Expositor, Jul 15»
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Aoraki Polytechnic students get set to face the heat of the Toque d'Or …
Aoraki Polytechnic team manager Steve Le Corre said the team has what it takes to win the top title. "I have nothing but praise for any students ... «Timaru Herald, Jul 15»
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ICT Education: AfriHub brings Oracle University to Kwara State …
Oracle University is about to berth at the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, to boost the institution's Information and Communication Technology ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Polytechnic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/polytechnic>. Jul 2019 ».
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