Technology is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand technology (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use technology in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of technology, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of technology, followed by 38 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - the practical application of science to commerce or industry
EXAMPLES - Technology in a Sentence
- Our lead in technology is declining in several areas. (source)
- And this year, my heroine in technology is Veronica McGregor. (source)
- Subsequent efforts will focus on longer - term technology development. (source)
- I have to admit that a lot of this new-fangled technology is Greek to me. (source)
- This phony environmentalism is what I call the technology trap in my book. (source)
- A truly fundamental advance in technology is comparable to a natural resource. (source)
- And of course the South Africans, they picked up the technology from the Germans. (source)
- Mr. Gates, meantime, focused on guiding Microsoft's long-term technology strategy. (source)
- That such a huge leap in technology is well within living memory astonishes Y. Link (source)
- A movement to promote female role models in technology is underfoot and you can help. (source)
- The key for any business that feels it must grow and change due to changes in technology is research. (source)
- Bain Capital's misstep: It brought in Chinese technology company Huawei Technologies as a minority investor. (source)
- And I want -- and rather than just give them money, I want to give them some long-term technology and relief. (source)
- "I invested in Russian technology companies when I was managing money for AIG, and I didn't need the government to help me." (source)
- All that technology translates into eye-popping effects that will jack up the heart rate and dominate IM chats for days afterward. (source)
- That certain technology is embraced by the public immediately and others lag behind (sometimes due to political/corporate reasons). (source)
- Obviously, such a wish list should be prioritized and tailored to the limits of achievable near/mid-term technology and affordability. (source)
- Some people think innovation in technology is about how hard it is to implement, or how long it took, or how complex it is, or convoluted. (source)
- This is what I call the technology trap, where clean energy technology is used to delay action, rather than to foster action, on climate change. (source)
- Indian information-technology companies also could be hurt if a slowdown in the U.S. economy caused cuts in American technology budgets, analysts said. (source)
- It also is interested in acquiring technology from the Swedish auto maker for a new brand that Beijing Auto is trying to launch in China in a few years. (source)
- As Bayley notes, technology is shorthand for "my car is better than yours," and that was the impression Audi and its then-product development chief Ferdinand (source)
- We provide a full service capability that includes strategic advice, product development, world-class operational execution, and long-term technology direction. (source)
- But, in a piece of delicious irony, it seems that Warner Bros. may have actually stolen this technology from a German company called Medien Patent Verwaltung (MPV). (source)
- My first recommendation is that executives evaluate investment in technology from a new perspective not just on cost reduction, but on revenue and margin generation. (source)
- They can produce a high volume of quality hires who have been statistically proven to have lower rates of attrition. they don't know the meaning of the term technology bust. (source)
- "What all this technology translates to is simply this: The phone is not just a phone, but an extension of our customer's personality and lifestyle," driving Maxis to innovate. (source)
- Chu, Romm, Woolsey and others argue that plug-in hybrids are much closer to reality and a much better near-term technology to deal with climate issues than hydrogen and fuel cell cars. (source)
- Last month at the Intel Developer's Forum in San Francisco, Barrett and friends laid out some of the near-term technology innovations made possible by the new research into extending Moore's Law. (source)
- Aviation officials, lawmakers, controllers and other critics on Wednesday said the agency needs to pay greater attention to its existing infrastructure problems as it carries out long-term technology fixes. (source)
- Companies in the power industry can expect a boost in orders, as New Delhi can now move ahead on the nuclear accord, which will make it easier for Indian concerns to obtain American technology to build nuclear-power plants here. (source)
- The other kinds of factors -- so you'll know -- we're asking people to focus on our passenger occupancy of cab cars, operating rule changes, precautions under adverse weather conditions, short-term technology enhancement, such as alerts. (source)
- One of our company's core competencies is to develop what we call technology partnerships around the world and this is very important for a company of our size because we do have a significant global footprint and we're operating out of an office in Baltimore with basically (source)
- In Malaysia where there is an efficient system of case management in operation and where the maximum use is made of information technology, they have gone so far as to create what they call a technology court where the entire proceedings are organised on modern technological lines. (source)
- But even with budgets increasing, IT buyers are focusing on products that reduce long-term technology costs. "2010 will see IT spending in all major industries returning to growth, although that growth will vary by individual sector," Gartner research director Kenneth Brant said in an announcement. (source)
- We as a government have made a commitment to improve the quality of education and particularly to see that research and development in technology is going to assist our people, our young people particularly, to participate in the competition on a worldwide basis, which is so important for them as individuals and for our economy as a whole. (source)
- Throw in the fact that there's no reason to think the oil slump will end soon, despite Thursday's surge in crude prices, and knowledge that energy-industry experts say Iran already has been failing to make the long-term technology investments needed to keep its oil fields producing robustly, and you suddenly have an interesting backdrop for President Barack Obama's "let's talk" overture to Tehran. (source)
- Promoted to Headline (H3) on 1/16/09: Apropos of Vilsack and Monsanto: Doctors in India point to genetic engineering's 'obsolete technology' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Apropos of Vilsack and Monsanto: Doctors in India point to genetic engineering's 'obsolete technology' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: In India where Mayhco is Monsanto's distributor, doctors are questioning every aspect of genetically engineered food as well as the government accepting Mahyco's own studies that Bt-brinjal is safe. ' (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 38 example sentences provided below is 39.0, which suggests that "technology" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 15 synonyms for technology.
applied science, automation, computers, electronic components, hi tech, high tech, industrial science, machinery, mechanics, mechanization, robotics, scientific know-how, scientific knowledge, technical knowledge, telecommunications
We have 0 antonyms for technology.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of technology from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) The application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives.
- (noun) The scientific method and material used to achieve a commercial or industrial objective.
- (noun) Electronic or digital products and systems considered as a group: a store specializing in office technology.
- (noun) Anthropology The body of knowledge available to a society that is of use in fashioning implements, practicing manual arts and skills, and extracting or collecting materials.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) The study of or a collection of techniques.
- (noun) A device, material, or sequence of mathematical coded electronic instructions created by a person's mind that is built, assembled, or produced and which is not part of the natural world.
- (noun) All the different and usable technologies developed by a culture or people.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) Industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of the more important manufactures, as spinning, weaving, metallurgy, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) That branch of knowledge which deals with the various industrial arts; the science or systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, as spinning, metal-working, or brewing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) the practical application of science to commerce or industry
- (noun) the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems