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low technology

noun
1.
any technology utilizing equipment and production techniques that are relatively unsophisticated (opposed to high technology).
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
Related forms
low-technology, adjective
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  • The emphasis is on ways to resolve the barrier using various resources including low technology and high technology solutions.
  • Involved in low technology supports or devices for students with disabilities.
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British Dictionary definitions for low technology

low technology

noun
1.
simple unsophisticated technology, often that used for centuries, that is limited to the production of basic necessities
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