An example of technique is only using one finger while finger painting.
- the manner in which the details of an artistic work or of a scientific or mechanical operation are executed or performed
- the degree of expertness in following this: a pianist with good technique but poor expression
- any method or manner of accomplishing something
Origin of techniqueFrench from Classical Greek technikos: see technic
- The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure: learned the techniques involved in painting murals.
- Skill or command in a particular activity: a pianist with superb technique. See Synonyms at skill.
Origin of techniqueFrench technical, technique from Greek tekhnikos technical ; see technical .
- (uncountable) The practical aspects of a given art, occupation etc.; formal requirements. [from 19th c.]
- (uncountable) Practical ability in some given field or practice, often as opposed to creativity or imaginative skill. [from 19th c.]
- A method of achieving something or carrying something out, especially one requiring some skill or knowledge. [from 19th c.]
From French technique (“technicality; branch of knowledge"), noun use of technique (“technical"), from Ancient Greek Ï„ÎµÏ‡Î½Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (technikos, “of or pertaining to art, artistic, skilful"), from Ï„ÎÏ‡Î½Î· (techne, “art, handicraft"), from Ï„Î¯ÎºÏ„ÎµÎ¹Î½ (tiktein, “to bring forth, produce").