General English

  • noun the use or study of industrial or scientific skills


  • noun the use of scientific knowledge to develop machines and techniques for use in industry
  • noun machines and techniques developed using scientific knowledge


  • noun the study and use of the mechanical arts or applied sciences


  • noun the process of applying scientific knowledge to industrial processes


  • noun the application of human knowledge to create machines and methods which improve products and their production and marketing


  • The application of science, engineering, and other areas of expertise to the creation and improvement of that which is utilized for commerce and/or industry.
  • A specific technological method, technique, use, or approach utilized in manufacturing, software development, communications, analysis, miniaturization, and so on. For example, CMOS technology, object oriented technology, electrotech-nology, fiber-optic technology, fingerprint recognition technology, or nanotechnology.