high technology

noun

Definition of high technology

: scientific technology involving the production or use of advanced or sophisticated devices especially in the fields of electronics and computers

Examples of high technology in a Sentence

This region has become a center of high technology.
Recent Examples on the Web Gallagher is now executive director of 5 Lakes Institute, a non-profit working to grow the Great Lakes region's high technology entrepreneurial economy and culture. Kathleeen Gallagher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kathleen Gallagher: Medical College, UW fail to deliver on promises to improve public health," 29 Mar. 2021 Gallagher is now executive director of 5 Lakes Institute, a non-profit working to grow the Great Lakes region's high technology entrepreneurial economy and culture. Kathleeen Gallagher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kathleen Gallagher: Medical College, UW fail to deliver on promises to improve public health," 29 Mar. 2021 Gallagher is now executive director of 5 Lakes Institute, a non-profit working to grow the Great Lakes region's high technology entrepreneurial economy and culture. Kathleeen Gallagher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kathleen Gallagher: Medical College, UW fail to deliver on promises to improve public health," 29 Mar. 2021 Gallagher is now executive director of 5 Lakes Institute, a non-profit working to grow the Great Lakes region's high technology entrepreneurial economy and culture. Kathleen Gallagher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kathleen Gallagher: Foxconn complex could pay off - but in a different way than the company promised," 10 Nov. 2020 Among the military equipment are high technology weapon systems and range from assault rifles and artillery to transport aircraft and light combat helicopters, Singh said in a statement. Fox News, "India to ban over 100 imports of military equipment items to boost ‘self-reliance’," 11 Aug. 2020 The report describes how NREL investigators expected to find that delays and breakdowns have been caused by glitches in the facilities' high technology. John Fialka, Scientific American, "Futuristic Solar Plants Plagued by Glitches, Poor Training," 17 June 2020 In a memorable scene, Brower wrote of Dyson’s reunion with his son, George, who had turned his back on high technology to live in a treehouse in British Columbia and build a seafaring canoe. George Johnson, SFChronicle.com, "Freeman Dyson, physicist who wrestled with moral questions, dies," 29 Feb. 2020 In four decades, Shenzhen had transformed itself from a fishing village to a showcase of Chinese high technology, skyscrapers, trade and wealth. Chao Deng, WSJ, "China’s Slowing Growth Underlines Stress Facing Its Economy in 2020," 17 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of high technology

1964, in the meaning defined above

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3 May 2021

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“High technology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20technology. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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high technology

noun

English Language Learners Definition of high technology

: the use or creation of new scientific methods or materials especially when they involve computers or electronic devices

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