Origin of technicClassical Greek technikos from techn?, art, artifice from Indo-European base an unverified form te?th-, to weave, build, join from source Classical Greek tekt?n, carpenter, Classical Latin texere, to weave, build
- [pl., with sing. or pl. v.] the study or principles of technology, an art, or the arts
- The method of performance in any art.
- (in the plural) Technical terms or objects; things pertaining to the practice of an art or science.
- (in the plural) The doctrine of arts in general; such branches of learning as respect the arts.
(comparative more technic, superlative most technic)