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[tek-nuh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌtɛk nəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
of or relating to technology; relating to science and industry.
Economics. caused by technical advances in production methods.
Also, technologic.
Origin of technological
1620-30; technolog(y) + -ical
Related forms
technologically, adverb
antitechnological, adjective
nontechnologic, adjective
nontechnological, adjective
nontechnologically, adverb
pretechnological, adjective
pretechnologically, adverb
Can be confused
technical, technological. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We invite other countries to pool their technological resources in this undertaking.
  • For the rest of us, our uneasy protests against technology almost inevitably take technological form.
  • In many ways it was a model of clever engineering and technological accomplishment.
  • Ultimately, this technological breakthrough would usher in the age of exploration and of empire building.
  • And technological innovations are making ever-bigger ships, loaded with more choices, possible.
  • New ideas and scientific and technological advancements.
  • The pork patty itself is something of a technological marvel, with emulsified bits of pork meat molded into the shape of ribs.
  • The technological wheels that will carry us into this post-oil world are in full motion, and no brakemen need apply.
  • The three surviving friends turned their attentions to steamboats, the technological wonder of the era.
  • Pervading these stories is an uneasiness about technological change.
Word Origin and History for technological

1620s, from technology + -ical. Related: Technologically.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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