polytechnic


1poly·tech·nic

adjective \-ˈtek-nik\

Definition of POLYTECHNIC

:  relating to or devoted to instruction in many technical arts or applied sciences

Origin of POLYTECHNIC

French polytechnique, from Greek polytechnos skilled in many arts, from poly- + technē art — more at technical
First Known Use: 1801

2polytechnic

noun

: a college or university that provides training in technical and practical sciences

Full Definition of POLYTECHNIC

:  a polytechnic school

First Known Use of POLYTECHNIC

1836

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