Simple Definition of technique
: 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>
2a : a body of technical methods (as in a craft or in scientific research)b : a method of accomplishing a desired aim
Examples of technique in a sentence
We learned some techniques for relieving stress.
I used a special technique to make the bread.
The players need to practice in order to improve their technique.
a dancer with excellent technique
The ice-skaters will be judged on technique and creativity.
Origin and Etymology of technique
French, from technique technical, from Greek technikos
First Known Use: 1817
Rhymes with technique
antique, apeak, batik, Belleek, bespeak, bezique, blue streak, boutique, cacique, Cloud Peak, critique, debeak, forepeak, forespeak, Grays Peak, grosbeak, hairstreak, halfbeak, houseleek, Late Greek, midweek, misspeak, muzhik, mystique, newspeak, nonpeak, oblique, off-peak, outspeak, perique, physique, pip-squeak, pratique, technic, Tajik, unique, unspeak, workweek
TECHNIQUE Defined for Kids
Definition of technique for Students
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 Definition of technique
: a method or body of methods for accomplishing a desired end <new surgical techniques>
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