high technology

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high technology UK US noun [U] also INFORMAL high tech) IT, PRODUCTION
the companies and activites involved in the development, manufacture, or use of the most advanced machines, equipment, and methods: »

Growth in durable goods manufacturing, which includes high technology, accounted for 13.3 percent of the state's new jobs.


With an increasing emphasis on high technology, life-cycles in some industries rarely achieve the mature stage.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • high technology — high technology, adj. any technology requiring the most sophisticated scientific equipment and advanced engineering techniques, as microelectronics, data processing, genetic engineering, or telecommunications (opposed to low technology). [1965… …   Universalium

  • high technology — /aitek/nɔlodʒi, ingl. ˈhaɪtɛkˌnHlədʒɪ/ [loc. ingl., propr. «alta tecnologia»] loc. sost. f. inv. tecnologia avanzata, alta tecnologia …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • high technology — ► NOUN ▪ advanced technological development, especially in electronics …   English terms dictionary

  • high technology — noun highly advanced technological development (especially in electronics) • Syn: ↑high tech • Derivationally related forms: ↑high tech • Hypernyms: ↑technology, ↑engineering • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-technology — See high technology. * * * …   Universalium

  • high technology — N UNCOUNT High technology is the practical use of advanced scientific research and knowledge, especially in relation to electronics and computers, and the development of new advanced machines and equipment …   English dictionary

  • high technology — high tech·no·lo·gy loc.s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS tecn. tecnologia avanzata, che utilizza procedimenti e attrezzature sofisticate {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1983. ETIMO: comp. di high 1alto e technology tecnologia …   Dizionario italiano

  • high technology — high′ technol′ogy n. cvb technology that uses highly sophisticated equipment and advanced engineering techniques, as microelectronics, genetic engineering, or telecommunications • Etymology: 1965–70 high′ tech•nol′o•gy, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • high technology — high tech nology noun uncount technology that involves the most modern or advanced methods, especially electronic equipment and computers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • High Technology — High Tech|no|lo|gy 〈[haı tɛknɔ̣lɔdʒı] f.; ; unz.; kurz: Hightech/Hitech〉 = Hochtechnologie [engl., „hohe Technologie“] …   Universal-Lexikon