techno-

techno-

a combining form borrowed from Greek where it meant “art,” “skill,” used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “technique,” “technology,” etc.: technography.

Origin:
combining form representing Greek téchnē art, skill. See technic

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techno-
 
combining form
1.  craft or art: technology; technography
2.  technological or technical: technocracy
3.  relating to or using technology: technophobia
 
[from Greek tekhnē skill]

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techno-
from Gk. tekhno-, combining form of tekhne "art, skill, craft, method, system," probably from PIE base *tek- "shape, make" (cf. Skt. taksan "carpenter," L. texere "to weave;" see texture). Technophile is attested from 1968; technophobe from 1965.
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