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high-tech definition


Short for “high technology”; the term describes industries and firms that use or produce advanced technology, especially in electronics.

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high-tech definition


A descriptive term for industry heavily dependent on recent laboratory discoveries. Manufacturing computers is a typical high-tech industry.

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