high technology


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 nonprofit working to grow the Great Lakes region's high technology entrepreneurial economy and culture. Kathleen Gallagher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 May 2022 Western governments have responded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by imposing tough restrictions on trade, including on high technology exports and imports of Russian oil. Nathaniel Taplin, WSJ, 5 May 2022 Those include an export ban that would deny Russia U.S. high technology for its industries and military, and more sweeping financial bans that could cripple Russia’s ability to do business with the rest of the world. Raf Casert, Aamer Madhani And Zeke Miller, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Feb. 2022 That system worked to foster explosive growth and the creation of many of the signature companies of high technology — Intel, Apple and Google among them. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 3 Jan. 2022 In this spirit, Moët & Chandon inaugurated in 2012 a new facility dedicated to winemaking: an amazing benchmark in terms of sustainability and high technology. Y-jean Mun-delsalle, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 Who Code, an organization that encourages entry into high technology. Sylvia Gurinsky, sun-sentinel.com, 21 Oct. 2021 As the military comes to rely on computer networks and high technology, even fewer recruits will be required. Dexter Filkins, The New Yorker, 6 Sep. 2021 Auto survivors will be the ones who ruthlessly commandeer high technology supplies and embrace the new direction, quickly, and with huge investments. Neil Winton, Forbes, 24 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of high technology

1964, in the meaning defined above

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15 May 2022

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“High technology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20technology. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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