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tech

[tek] /tɛk/
adjective
1.
technical:
The engineers sat together exchanging tech talk.
noun
2.
a technician:
He's a tech for a film crew.
3.
technology:
She has a good grasp of computer tech.
Origin
by shortening

tech.

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Examples from the web for tech
  • High-tech firms that used to care nothing about advertising are suddenly spending a small fortune on building brands.
  • In aerial combat, then, low tech may be the new high tech.
  • The big tech firms have convinced themselves that the health industry will be the next to embrace cloud computing.
  • Most oceanographers use satellites and high-tech buoys for tracking currents.
  • There's something for everyone at this interactive, high-tech museum.
  • At the beginning of every year, we're promised the world from the tech industry's preeminent players.
  • Why we're in such a rush to create a hands-free tech experience.
  • It was a subtly impressive demonstration of the alternative payment system's appeal to the tech-savvy.
  • Give a high-tech combination of a music mix and streaming subscription.
  • We head inside the factory, which is clearly both high tech and high touch.
British Dictionary definitions for tech

tech

/tɛk/
noun
1.
(informal) short for technical college

tech.

abbreviation
1.
technical
2.
technology
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Word Origin and History for tech
n.

1906 as short for technical college (or institute, etc.), American English; 1942 as short for technician.

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Slang definitions & phrases for tech

tech 1

noun

An engineering or technology college

[1906+; fr technology]


tech 2

noun

A technician, esp an electronics expert: I got a guy to do it, a tech named Ernie Mann (1942+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for tech

tech

technical person

tech.

  1. technical
  2. technician

Tech.

technology
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