technology analysis meaning, technology analysis definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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technology

  
  ( technologies    plural  ) Technology refers to methods, systems, and devices which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes.      n-var  
Technology is changing fast..., They should be allowed to wait for cheaper technologies to be developed.     
  technologist     ( technologists    plural)    n-count  
...the scientists and technologists that we will need for the future.     


disruptive technology        ( disruptive technologies    plural  ) A disruptive technology is a new technology, such as computers and the Internet, which has a rapid and major effect on technologies that existed before.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
...the other great disruptive technologies of the 20th century, such as electricity, the telephone and the car.     
high technology     
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.      n-uncount  
information technology     
Information technology is the theory and practice of using computers to store and analyse information. The abbreviation IT is often used.      n-uncount  
...the information technology industry.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
n.
The acquisition of a startup primarily for the team and talent, rather than for the technology or product.
exp.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems in which online interactions takes place.
[Tech.]
n.
very large collection of digital data, whose analysis allows to predict patterns and behaviours through inductive reasoning
[Tech.] big data can be applied to behavioural retargeting in marketing, but also to predict epidemies through Google searches or analysing DNA
n.
result of a legal proceeding (American); considered conclusion after thoughtful analysis
Judgement is a stronger word than opinion.
n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)

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