1A way of carrying out a particular task, especially the execution or performance of an artistic work or a scientific procedure.
- The latest scientific and forensic techniques are being applied to evidence in the case as part of a review.
- The simple answer to this is that there are always new scientific techniques which can reveal more and more.
- They also say that an undisclosed Mediterranean country has agreed to allow the technique to be carried out.
1.1Skill or ability in a particular field: he has excellent technique [in singular]: an established athlete with a very good technique
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- With these abilities they can concentrate on skill and technique when it comes to competitive football.
- It follows that, by training with players older or better than yourself, your skills and technique improve.
- The gulf in ability, technique and resources between the sides is vast.
skill, ability, proficiency, expertise, mastery, talent, genius, artistry, craftsmanship;
aptitude, adroitness, deftness, dexterity, facility, competence;
1.2A skillful or efficient way of doing or achieving something: tape recording is a good technique for evaluating our own communications
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- This way, quality and output quantity can still be achieved using manual techniques.
- The technique is even more efficient when methanol is used instead of glucose.
- His special technique of scratching lines into the colour is still frequently used.
method, approach, procedure, system, modus operandi, MO, way;
means, strategy, tack, tactic, line;
Early 19th century: from French, from Latin technicus (see technic).
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