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word-forming element, from Greek tekhno-, combining form of tekhne "art, skill, craft, method, system," probably from PIE root *tek- "shape, make" (cf. Sanskrit taksan "carpenter," Latin texere "to weave;" see texture).
A computer enthusiast, expert, etc: But nerds these days aren't what they used to be. Many of these techies who grew up with computers have gotten older and gotten a life/ Or maybe it was when Conde Nast invested in the glossy techies' magazine Wired (1980s+)
The act and product of vomiting
[1963+; fr Technicolor, trademark for a color-film process]