tech·no·log·i·cal | \ ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \
variants: or less commonly technologic \ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-jik \

Definition of technological 

1 : of, relating to, or characterized by technology

2 : resulting from improvements in technical processes that increase productivity of machines and eliminates manual operations or operations done by older machines

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technologically \ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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Yeah, there probably will be efficiencies that result from a larger operation, and maybe technological or service innovations that represent improvements. David Lazarus,, "When companies say a merger will result in lower prices, try laughing in their face," 10 July 2018 The San Diego Union-Tribune reporter is dedicated to helping the public understand crucial scientific and technological topics., "Science and technology reporter is always learning," 9 July 2018 Overwhelmingly white working class men, black cab drivers see themselvesas the gold standard in the taxi trade, but have seen real incomes stagnate amid the demographic and technological changes that have swept the city. NBC News, "London's cabbies ask for 'fair competition' as court rules on Uber," 27 June 2018 These technological and cultural changes came on our brains tsunami-like. Peter Keough,, "Family bonds prevail in ‘Leave No Trace’," 21 June 2018 The first consists of existing companies that have overhauled their retail stores to incorporate physical and technological experiences. Courtney Coffman, The Atlantic, "Shops Aren’t for Shopping Anymore," 19 June 2018 This would be especially true if technological and DNA evidence link Winslow to the crimes. Michael Mccann,, "Could Kellen Winslow Jr.'s Attorneys Use Football-Induced Brain Injury as Defense for Alleged Crimes?," 16 June 2018 First, the technological and scientific barriers have become easier to overcome. The Christian Science Monitor, "Pressure mounts on global efforts to prevent nuclear proliferation," 29 May 2018 This conflict between the outer and inner planets is a defining point for a majority of the novel series: the books look closely at how massive imbalances of power and wealth can play out in new social and technological contexts. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "Now is the perfect time to start watching The Expanse," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of technological

1789, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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tech·no·log·i·cal | \ ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \

Kids Definition of technological

: of or relating to technology

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