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low-tech

[loh-tek] /ˈloʊˈtɛk/
adjective
Origin
by shortening
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  • My students tend to veer towards the low-tech side, though it varies.
  • Coordinating efforts, commerce, and safety are also compromised without sufficient low-tech communication alternatives.
  • Still others, for example the treadmill desktop, are decidedly low-tech but no less interesting.
  • Beachy sees no irony between his rustic, low-tech boyhood and a career spent developing new types of agricultural technologies.
  • It will create plenty of relatively low-tech jobs for which many workers should qualify, with or without a short course.
  • The whole affair turned into a game of low-tech one-ups-manship.
  • They introduced a new voting system that severely limits fraud, using a clever mix of high-tech and low-tech.
  • Oddly, a problem that is high-tech in origin has strengthened a low-tech form of communication.
  • Another money-saving trick involves a more low-tech approach.
  • We tend to think of sleep as a pretty low-tech experience.
British Dictionary definitions for low-tech

low tech

noun
1.
short for low technology
2.
a style of interior design using items associated with low technology
adjective
3.
of or using low technology
4.
of or in the interior design style
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