a form of popular dance music of the 1980s and 1990s characterized by a fast, driving rhythm and the use of computers and keyboard synthesizers to produce electronic sounds
Origin of technoshortened from technological, with reference, refer to the electronic equipment
- art, science, skill: technography
- technical, technological: technocracy
Origin of techno-from Classical Greek techn?: see technic
Any of various styles of dance music characterized by electronic sounds and a high-energy, rhythmic beat.
Origin of techno-From techno(logy)
- A style of music characterized by repetitive instrumental music produced for use in a continuous DJ set. The central rhythmic component is most often in common time (4/4), where time is marked with a bass drum on each quarter note pulse, a backbeat played by snare or clap on the second and fourth pulses of the bar, and an open hi-hat sounding every second eighth note.
- Used to form words relating to technology
Ancient Greek Ï„ÎÏ‡Î½Î· (tekhnÄ“, “skill")