technological

adjective
tech·​no·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce technological (audio) \
variants: or less commonly technologic \ ˌtek-​nə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce technologic (audio) \

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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Other Words from technological

technologically \ ˌtek-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce technologically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of technological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Several technological innovations helped nudge the cookie into its modern state. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Take the sweetest trip around the country with these 14 American regional cookie recipes," 2 Dec. 2019 Massachusetts must do more to ensure safeguards keep pace with technological innovation, and the ACLU is happy to partner with officials at the local and state levels to find and implement solutions to ensure our law keeps pace with technology. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "The Boston Dynamics Robot Dog Has Joined a Bomb Squad," 26 Nov. 2019 High turnover, once frowned upon, is now commonplace, and technological innovations are rapidly changing the business landscape. Ephrat Livni, Quartz at Work, "Would you dare take a talent assessment inspired by the testing methods of the IDF?," 25 Nov. 2019 Amazon's famous speed and technological innovation have driven the company’s massive global expansion and a valuation well over $800 billion. Will Evans, Indianapolis Star, "Crippled backs, a crushing death: Investigation reveals cost of Amazon Prime for workers," 25 Nov. 2019 Amazon's famous speed and technological innovation have driven the company’s massive global expansion and a valuation well over $800 billion. Will Evans, The Atlantic, "Behind the Smiles," 25 Nov. 2019 These are just some of the unforeseen and unaddressed consequences of technological innovation. BostonGlobe.com, "Seeing red," 21 Nov. 2019 The real danger is that China recognizes blockchain as a strategic technological innovation, which the US government is ignoring. Wired, "Opinion: China is Pushing Toward Global Blockchain Dominance," 12 Nov. 2019 Clustered in the South Loop, these buildings reveal how an economic boom and a series of technological innovations allowed office buildings to rise to once-unthinkable heights. Blair Kamin, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Should this long-gone Chicago high-rise still be called the ‘first skyscraper’? Maybe not, says the group that stripped Willis Tower of its tallest-building titles," 7 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of technological

1789, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of technological was in 1789

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“Technological.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/technological?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=t&file=techno05. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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technological

adjective
tech·​no·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce technological (audio) \

Kids Definition of technological

: of or relating to technology

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