Definition of tech in English:

tech

Syllabification: tech
(British also tec)

noun

informal
1Technology. See also high-tech, low-tech.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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!

adjective

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Technical: I was in tech school then
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  • 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.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation.

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