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A technique is a procedure used to accomplish a specific activity or task:

  • Technology, the study of or a collection of techniques
  • Skill, the ability to perform a task
  • Scientific technique, any systematic method to obtain information of a scientific nature

Technique may also refer to:

Techniques may also refer to:


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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English

Etymology

From French technique < Ancient Greek τεχνικός (technikos), of or pertaining to art, artistic, skilful) < τέχνη (techne), art, handicraft) < τίκτειν (tiktein), to bring forth, produce)

Noun

Singular
technique

Plural
techniques

technique (plural techniques)

  1. A way of accomplishing a task that is not immediately obvious. Hence Technology, the study of or a collection of techniques.

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External links

  • technique in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • technique in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • technique at OneLook® Dictionary Search

French

Pronunciation

Noun

technique f. (plural techniques)

  1. technique, technology

Adjective

technique (epicene, plural techniques)

  1. technical

Simple English

A technique may refer to:

  • Technology, the use of the knowledge of tools and crafts
  • Skill, a learned ability to do something

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