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tech Syllabification: tech
(British also tec)

Definition of tech in English:


1Technology. See also high-tech, low-tech.
Example sentences
  • Most technology investors focus on tech companies that sell to enterprises.
  • There is no tech transfer without new technology.
  • If there's just a personality conflict with your company service tech, you can lose your contract over that.
1.1A technician.
Example sentences
  • I cannot count the number of times I have been contacted by auto technicians, mechanics and body shop techs whenever an electrical problem occurs.
  • By the same token, the computer techs out there facilitating all this movement of data don't get any glory.
  • The new regulation makes it impossible for a doctor in the emergency rooms to summon officers on call (X-ray and lab techs, surgeons, etc) since only the telephone operator can make cell phone calls.
1.2 Basketball A technical.
Example sentences
  • I've been ejected a few times (as I'm passionate and loud) but used to average a tech foul every game!
  • Steve got a tech foul and was thrown out!


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Technical: I was in tech school then
More example sentences
  • We took a peek at what reversal patterns are and the intricacies of the head and shoulder pattern in our last tech school.
  • In fact, most pharmacies are reluctant to hire techs from a tech school because they have little working knowledge.


Early 20th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with tech

beck, bedeck, check, cheque, Chiang Kai-shek, crosscheck, Czech, deck, dreck, exec, fleck, heck, hitech, keck, lek, neck, peck, Québec, rec, reck, sec, sneck, spec, speck, spot-check, tec, Toulouse-Lautrec, trek, wreck
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