) KEY NOUN: pl. tech·nol·o·gies
- The application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives.
- The scientific method and material used to achieve a commercial or industrial objective.
- Electronic or digital products and systems considered as a group: a store specializing in office technology.
- Anthropology The body of knowledge available to a society that is of use in fashioning implements, practicing manual arts and skills, and extracting or collecting materials.
, systematic treatment of an art or craft
; see teks-
in Indo-European roots + -logi