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technique

noun tech·nique \tek-ˈnēk\

: a way of doing something by using special knowledge or skill

: the way that a person performs basic physical movements or skills

Full Definition of TECHNIQUE

1
:  the manner in which technical details are treated (as by a writer) or basic physical movements are used (as by a dancer); also :  ability to treat such details or use such movements <good piano technique>
2
a :  a body of technical methods (as in a craft or in scientific research)
b :  a method of accomplishing a desired aim

Examples of TECHNIQUE

  1. We learned some techniques for relieving stress.
  2. I used a special technique to make the bread.
  3. The players need to practice in order to improve their technique.
  4. a dancer with excellent technique
  5. The ice-skaters will be judged on technique and creativity.

Origin of TECHNIQUE

French, from technique technical, from Greek technikos
First Known Use: 1817
TECHNIQUE Defined for Kids

technique

noun tech·nique \tek-ˈnēk\

Definition of TECHNIQUE for Kids

1
:  the way in which basic physical movements or skills are used <The players practiced basic techniques.>
2
:  the ability to use basic physical movements and skills <The pianist is admired for her technique.>
3
:  a way of doing something using special knowledge or skill <Here's a good technique to help you relax.>
Medical Dictionary

technique

noun tech·nique \tek-ˈnēk\

Medical Definition of TECHNIQUE

:  a method or body of methods for accomplishing a desired end <new surgical techniques>

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