low technology

any technology utilizing equipment and production techniques that are relatively unsophisticated (opposed to high technology ).


low-technology, adjective
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low technology
simple unsophisticated technology, often that used for centuries, that is limited to the production of basic necessities

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Example sentences
Entrepreneurs produce goods that require little capital and low technology,
  which makes it easy for neighbors to jump in.
It emphasizes low technology alternatives that can be operated with minimal
  expertise and few hours of labor.
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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