Technique meaning

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The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure.

Learned the techniques involved in painting murals.

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The degree of expertness in following this.

A pianist with good technique but poor expression.

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The manner in which the details of an artistic work or of a scientific or mechanical operation are executed or performed.
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Skill or command in a particular activity.

A pianist with superb technique.

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Any method or manner of accomplishing something.
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A particular method or way of doing something. The word comes from the Greek "techne," which is an art, craft or skill. See technology.
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Technique is the method, procedure or way something is done.

An example of technique is only using one finger while finger painting.

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(uncountable) Practical ability in some given field or practice, often as opposed to creativity or imaginative skill. [from 19th c.]
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A method of achieving something or carrying something out, especially one requiring some skill or knowledge. [from 19th c.]
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(uncountable) The practical aspects of a given art, occupation etc.; formal requirements. [from 19th c.]
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Origin of technique

  • French technical, technique from Greek tekhnikos technical technical

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French technique (“technicality; branch of knowledge"), noun use of technique (“technical"), from Ancient Greek τεχνικός (technikos, “of or pertaining to art, artistic, skilful"), from τέχνη (techne, “art, handicraft"), from τίκτειν (tiktein, “to bring forth, produce").

    From Wiktionary