Definition of techno
: electronic dance music that features a fast beat and synthesized sounds usually without vocals or a conventional popular song structure
Examples of techno in a Sentence
The club plays only techno.
Recent Examples of techno from the Web
But that’s only compared with all the other dread-inducing omens of future techno-hell in that series. This magazine’s cover-story predicting Mad Max conditions pretty damn soon on planet earth wasn’t exactly a guilt-free beach read either.
Underwater scene, orchard full of fruit, techno rave, a free-fall through space—they’re all extraordinary.
Still Going Strong Van Assche is a music aficionado with a penchant for techno—
Age, hustle and technology aside, another stark difference is their vast musicality -- if techno had dollar bills, Cox would be one of its longstanding presidential mugs, while Garrix stands as a poster boy for EDM.
Anyone who wants to dance to happy and groovy house by the sparkling water will be able to do it, and anyone who would rather hear Detroit techno can go to the warehouse stage.
So is the direction by Dobama artistic director Nathan Motta, who re-creates Brian's opiate high by flooding the theater with an insistent techno drone and vein-blue light.
Acts from around the globe delivered house, techno, trance and hip-hop vibes along with mixed concoctions blending several genres and eras.
Instead of the cold techno-world depicted in sci-fi films, autonomous vehicles could be your BFF, said William Chergosky, project design manager at Calty Design Research Inc. for Toyota’s Concept-i car.
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Origin and Etymology of techno
techno- (as in techno-pop or techno-rock, styles of popular music utilizing electronically created sounds)
First Known Use: 1987See Words from the same year
Definition of techno-
: technical : technological technocracy
Origin and Etymology of techno-
TECHNO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of techno for English Language Learners
: a type of electronic dance music that has a fast beat
Definition of techno- for English Language Learners
: technical : technological
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