intermediate technology

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intermediate technology
technology which combines sophisticated ideas with cheap and readily available materials, especially for use in developing countries

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Main Entry:  intermediate technology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the use of any simple, labor-intensive and non-traditional scientific and technological production methods that are usually environmentally friendly's 21st Century Lexicon
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