Meaning of TECHNOLOGY in English



Pronunciation: -j ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -gies

Etymology: Greek technologia systematic treatment of an art, from techn ē art, skill + -o- + -logia -logy

Date: 1859

1 a : the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area : ENGINEERING 2 <medical technology > b : a capability given by the practical application of knowledge <a car's fuel-saving technology >

2 : a manner of accomplishing a task especially using technical processes, methods, or knowledge <new technologies for information storage>

3 : the specialized aspects of a particular field of endeavor <educational technology >

– tech · nol · o · gist \ -jist \ noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.