technic
noun Date: 1855 1. technique 1 2. plural but singular or plural in construction technology 1a

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  • Technic — Tech nic, n. [See {Technical}, a.] 1. The method of performance in any art; technical skill; artistic execution; technique. [1913 Webster] They illustrate the method of nature, not the technic of a manlike Artificer. Tyndall. [1913 Webster] 2. pl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Technic — Tech nic, a. Technical. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • technic — index instrumentality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • technic — 1610s, “technical, from L. technicus, from Gk. tekhnikos of or pertaining to art, from tekhne (see TECHNO (Cf. techno )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • technic — ► NOUN 1) chiefly US technique. 2) (technics) (treated as sing. or pl. ) technical terms, details, and methods; technology. DERIVATIVES technicist noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «to do with art»: from Greek tekhn art …   English terms dictionary

  • technic — [tek′nik; ] for n. 1, also [ tek nēk′] adj. [Gr technikos < technē, art, artifice < IE base * tek̑th , to weave, build, join > Gr tektōn, carpenter, L texere, to weave, build] TECHNICAL n. 1. TECHNIQUE 2. [pl., with sing. or pl. v.] the… …   English World dictionary

  • technic — Technique Tech nique , n. [F.] 1. The method or manner of performance in any art; also called {technic}. [1913 Webster] 2. The body of technical methods and procedures used in a science or craft. [PJC] 3. the detailed movements used for executing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • technic — /tek nik/ or, for 1, /tek neek /, n. 1. technique. 2. a technicality. 3. technics, (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the study or science of an art or of arts in general, esp. the mechanical or industrial arts. adj. 4. technical. [1605 15; (n.)… …   Universalium

  • technic — 1. noun a) The method of performance in any art. b) Technical terms or objects; things pertaining to the practice of an art or science. Syn: technical skill, artistic execution, technique 2. adjective Technical …   Wiktionary

  • technic — SYN: technique. * * * tech·nic tek nik n TECHNIQUE * * * tech·nic (tekґnik) technique …   Medical dictionary

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