HyperDic: technology

English > 3 senses of the word technology:
NOUNacttechnologythe practical application of science to commerce or industry
cognitiontechnology, engineering, engineering science, applied sciencethe discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
artifacttechnologymachinery and equipment developed from engineering or other applied sciences
technology > pronunciation
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English > technology: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe practical application of science to commerce or industry.
Narroweraeronautical engineeringThe activity of designing and constructing aircraft
automotive technology, automotive engineeringThe activity of designing and constructing automobiles
chemical engineeringThe activity of applying chemistry to the solution of practical problems
communications technologyThe activity of designing and constructing and maintaining communication systems
computer technologyThe activity of designing and constructing and programming computers
engineeringThe practical application of technical and scientific knowledge to commerce or industry
high technology, high techHighly advanced technological development (especially in electronics)
rail technology, railroadingThe activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads
Broaderapplication, practical applicationThe act of bringing something to bear
Spanishingeniería, tecnología
Catalanenginyeria, tecnologia
Adjectivestechnologicalof or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
Nounstechnologista person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
technologymachinery and equipment developed from engineering or other applied sciences
English > technology: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems.
Synonymsengineering, engineering science, applied science
Category offlood control(engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods
sink(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
source(technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system
Narroweraeronautical engineeringThe branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
architectural engineeringThe branch of engineering that deals with the construction of buildings (as distinguished from architecture as a design art)
bionicsapplication of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems)
biotechnology, bioengineering, ergonomicsThe branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
chemical engineeringThe branch of engineering that is concerned with the design and construction and operation of the plants and machinery used in industrial chemical processes
civil engineeringThe branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges
computer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
electrical engineering, EEThe branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication
industrial engineering, industrial managementThe branch of engineering that deals with the creation and management of systems that integrate people and materials and energy in productive ways
information technology, ITThe branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
mechanical engineeringThe branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinery
nanotechnologyThe branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)
naval engineeringThe branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of ships
nuclear engineeringThe branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction and operation of nuclear reactors
rocketryThe branch of engineering science that studies rocket design and operation
Broaderdiscipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwickA branch of knowledge
Spanishciencia aplicada, ciencias aplicadas, ingeniería, tecnología
Catalanciència aplicada, enginyeria, tecnologia
Adjectivestechnical, technologicalof or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
technologicalbased in scientific and industrial progress
Nounstechnologista person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
technologymachinery and equipment developed from engineering or other applied sciences
English > technology: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningMachinery and equipment developed from engineering or other applied sciences.
BroaderequipmentAn instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
machinerymachines or machine systems collectively
Adjectivestechnicalrelating to or concerned with machinery or tools
Nounstechnologythe practical application of science to commerce or industry
technologythe discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems

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