polytechnic definition by Webster's New World
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of or providing instruction in many scientific and technical subjects
Origin: French polytechnique ; from Classical Greek polytechnos, skilled in many arts ; from poly-, poly- plush technē: see technic
a polytechnic school
polytechnic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Offering, receiving, or dealing with instruction in many industrial arts and applied sciences: a polytechnic institute.noun
A school specializing in the teaching of industrial arts and applied sciences.