technology

1. (noun) The application of knowledge, techniques, and tools to adapt and control physical environments and material resources to satisfy wants and needs.

2. (noun) The accumulated technologies of a culture or society.

Example: How to build a fire, make steel, or plant crops.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: technologies
  • A (noun) technologist is skilled in (adjective) technological applications.

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