noun (plural technologies)
1The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry: advances in computer technology recycling technologies
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- These new technologies can be useful, if we apply them to practical problems.
- The lead times for developing new technologies in the nuclear industry are very long.
- New technologies in medicine are crucial and will have an enormous impact.
1.1Machinery and equipment developed from the application of scientific knowledge.
- This is precisely what new technology has allowed the developed world to do.
- This is a newly developed technology so the parameters remain to be explored.
- The cutting edge technology has been developed by the force's Scientific Support Unit.
1.2The branch of knowledge dealing with engineering or applied sciences.
- The money will be spent over the next four years on technology, science and mathematics.
- These are just a few of the things historians do when they study the past of science, technology and medicine.
- Members of the public will often express caution about the advantages of new science and technology.
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- As we will see, this ‘surplus’ in listening space is an effect accessible to all contemporary listeners due to our extensive knowledge of and experience with technologized, reproduced sound.
- Modern nationalist methods of choosing rulers, economic production and distribution, and social structures may have become more organized, technologized and depersonalized, but in their essence they have remained tribal.
- It is this question that these artists engage, attempting to mark out the existential territory of our increasingly globalized and technologized world where time and space are in constant transformation.
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