Definition of tech in English:
1British A technical college.
- There are students in private colleges and techs and they're getting an education.
- Then I started teaching a bit at the local tech, got the academic bug, and took a few courses.
- I've been accepted at the tech school here, and I want to continue my education so that I can have a wider range of knowledge about repairs.
2 [mass noun] Technology. See also high-tech, low-tech.
- 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.
2.1 [count noun] A technician.
- 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.
early 20th century (originally US): abbreviation.
Definition of tech in:
- US English dictionary
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