high technology

high technology
highly advanced technological development (especially in electronics)
Syn: ↑high tech
Derivationally related forms: ↑high-tech
Hypernyms: ↑technology, ↑engineering
Hyponyms: ↑automation, ↑mechanization, ↑mechanisation

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noun [noncount]
: the use or creation of new scientific methods or materials especially when they involve computers or electronic devices

advances in high technology

This region has become a center of high technology.

— often used before another noun

high-technology [=high-tech] products/industries

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ˌhigh techˈnology [high technology] noun uncountable
the most modern methods and machines, especially electronic ones; the use of these in industry, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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