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It seems to me so much technology could be applied to entertainment. Augmented reality, and even just the iPad - touch-screen technology, it was, you know, it still is extremely underused by entertainment.
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Meaning of "technology" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TECHNOLOGY

From Greek tekhnologia systematic treatment, from tekhnē art, skill.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TECHNOLOGY

technology  [tɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TECHNOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Technology 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 TECHNOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

technology

Technology

Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, and methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a pre-existing solution to a problem, achieve a goal, handle an applied input/output relation or perform a specific function. It can also refer to the collection of such tools, including machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures. Technologies significantly affect human as well as other animal species' ability to control and adapt to their natural environments. The term can either be applied generally or to specific areas: examples include construction technology, medical technology, and information technology. The human species' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorical discovery of the ability to control fire increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans in travelling in and controlling their environment.

Definition of technology in the English dictionary

The first definition of technology in the dictionary is the application of practical sciences to industry or commerce. Other definition of technology is the methods, theory, and practices governing such application. Technology is also the total knowledge and skills available to any human society for industry, art, science, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TECHNOLOGY


biotechnology
ˌbaɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ
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
terminology
ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ
volcanology
ˌvɒlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TECHNOLOGY

technofear
technography
technojunkie
technol.
technological
technologically
technologies
technologise
technologist
technologize
technology agreement
technomania
technomaniac
technophile
technophilia
technophobe
technophobia
technophobic
technopole
technopolis

WORDS THAT END LIKE TECHNOLOGY

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 technology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «technology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TECHNOLOGY

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

Translator English - Chinese

科技
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tecnología
570 millions of speakers

English

technology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रौद्योगिकी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تِكْنُولُوجيَا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

технология
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tecnologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রযুক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

technologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Teknologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Technologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

技術
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기술
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Teknologi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

công nghệ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொழில்நுட்பம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तंत्रज्ञान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

teknoloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tecnologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

technologia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

технологія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tehnologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τεχνολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tegnologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

teknologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

teknologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of technology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TECHNOLOGY»

The term «technology» is very widely used and occupies the 770 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TECHNOLOGY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «technology» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «technology» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «TECHNOLOGY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word technology.
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David Agus
We are finally entering an exciting time in medicine where we have the technology to custom-tailor treatment and preventive protocols just as we'd custom-tailor a suit or designer gown to one's individual body. But it all begins with you. You have to know yourself in a manner that you've probably never done before.
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Christiane Amanpour
Our industry has invested so much money in technology that perhaps it's time to invest in talent, in people.
3
Marc Andreesen
If you want to bring down the prices of healthcare and education, the answer will be more innovation, more technology, which will then have the effect of freaking everybody out and saying, 'Oh, my God, you're going to kill all the jobs.'
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Marc Andreessen
Any new technology tends to go through a 25-year adoption cycle.
5
Jim Barksdale
In my column series 'The Main Thing', I often talk about how Internet technology can improve the way people communicate - both within a business and between a business and its customers and partners.
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Justine Bateman
It seems to me so much technology could be applied to entertainment. Augmented reality, and even just the iPad - touch-screen technology, it was, you know, it still is extremely underused by entertainment.
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Ulrich Beck
I forced myself to think what is the new concept and it became clear to me that it was risk, not only in technology and ecology, but in life and employment, too.
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Judy Biggert
As children, many of us were taught never to talk to strangers. As parents and grandparents, our message must change with technology to include strangers on the Internet.
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Kumar Mangalam Birla
My father taught us that to thrive, excellence in technology, quality, and customer service along with cost competitiveness is a prerequisite. His contribution to business, the economy, and society at large can never be underscored enough.
10
Anita Borg
If we want technology to serve society rather than enslave it, we have to build systems accessible to all people - be they male or female, young, old, disabled, computer wizards or technophobes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TECHNOLOGY»

Discover the use of technology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to technology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Speech Technology: Theory and Applications
One of the goals in this book is to emphasize the application. Userexperience, human factors and usability issues are the focus in this book.
Fang Chen, Kristiina Jokinen, 2010
2
The Book: The Life Story of a Technology
Introduces the history of the book, beginning with papyrus in ancient Egypt, through the development of the printing press, to current computer-based technologies, including its influence on societies and cultures around the world.
Nicole Howard, 2005
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Information Technology and Educational Management in the ...
The papers presented in this volume are the result of an international call for papers addressing the challenges faced by the information technology and education management (ITEM) field in a society where knowledge management is becoming a ...
Arthur Tatnall, Javier Osorio, Adrie Visscher, 2005
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What Technology Wants
"More thriller than primer, this is the best technology book I have ever read.
Kevin Kelly, 2010
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Digital Technology
'Digital Technology' examines how the digital revolution is shaping daily life in so many ways. It looks at the basics of digitising information of all kinds and spreading it around the world at the touch of a keypad.
Chris Woodford, 2006
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Autonomous Technology: Technics-out-of-control as a Theme in ...
The truth of the matter is that our deficiency does not lie in the want of well-verified "facts.
Langdon Winner, 1977
7
Marketing High Technology
From an all-encompassing philosophy that great marketing is a crusade requiring total commitment, to a careful study of the cost of attacking a competitor, this book is an essential tool for survival in today's high-risk, fast- changing, ...
William H. Davidow, 1986
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Geography and Technology
While these and other important geographic technologies, including remote sensing, location-based services, and many others addressed in this book, are forging new opportunities for geography and geographers, they also pose challenges.
Stanley D. Brunn, Susan L. Cutter, J.W. Harrington Jr., 2004
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THE RACE BETWEEN EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY
This book provides a careful historical analysis of the co-evolution of educational attainment and the wage structure in the United States through the twentieth century.
Claudia Dale Goldin, Lawrence F. Katz, 2008
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Advanced Educational Technology in Technology Education
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Advanced Educational Technology in Technology Education, held in Salford, U.K., August 17-28, 1992
Anthony Gordon, Michael Hacker, Marc de Vries, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TECHNOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term technology is used in the context of the following news items.
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Intel And Micron Announce Breakthrough Faster-Than-Flash 3D …
3D XPoint technology claims to be 1,000 times faster, has 1,000 times greater ... The technology is a fundamental breakthrough in the memory storage industry, ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
2
WTO Countries Clinch Deal to End Tariffs on Many High-Tech Goods
It builds on a previous WTO information-technology agreement, or ITA, that many officials saw as woefully out of date because it didn't cover products that were ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
Micron Technology Is Said to Be Takeover Target of Chinese …
HONG KONG — It is either the first step in the largest takeover of an American company by a Chinese one or a new chapter in the emerging technological cold ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Tech fail! Explaining today's 3 big computer errors
The problem with technology is that it is created by humans. And we know how flawless .... I suspect that technology is testing our response. What technology is ... «CNNMoney, Jul 15»
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A bad day for technology at NYSE, United Airlines and Wall Street …
Travelers look at the United Airlines monitor for flight status at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Wednesday after flights were delayed or canceled. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
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Google creates Sidewalk Labs to redesign city living with technology
Google is continuing its expansion into every corner of human life. The search giant today announced the creation of Sidewalk Labs, a new and independent ... «The Verge, Jun 15»
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Google's new finger control technology is straight out of a science …
The company's lab for advanced projects showed off new technology on Friday that lets users move their fingers in the air to control objects in the virtual world. «Business Insider, May 15»
8
We caught Chinese technology spies RED-HANDED, claims US …
Six Chinese nationals acting as university professors and graduate students have been arrested on charges of stealing wireless technology from US firms and ... «The Register, May 15»
9
CORRECTING and REPLACING New Apple Watch Has Lowest …
The much-anticipated new Apple Watch has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple phone IHS Technology has researched, according ... «Business Wire, Apr 15»
10
FIFA Women's World Cup Hawk-Eye confirmed as goal-line …
FIFA is pleased to confirm Hawk-Eye as the official goal-line technology (GLT) provider for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™, which kicks off in ... «FIFA.com, Mar 15»

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