Definition of high technology in US English:

high technology


  • Advanced technological development, especially in electronics.

    as modifier ‘high-technology weapons’
    • ‘That is one reason, Dr. Srinivasan says, for the phenomenal growth of high-technology products.’
    • ‘This will make us more cost-competitive and allow us to focus on high-technology engineering and innovation.’
    • ‘Of course, high-value and high-technology innovation not only means computers and cellphones.’
    • ‘The same is true of hospitals - a place that is superb for high-technology cancer therapies may not be the best place to die.’
    • ‘There is a growing service sector and high-technology industries are being developed.’
    • ‘Many of them have high-technology jobs once held by higher-paid Americans, who are now unemployed.’
    • ‘As the traditional industries have declined, the service sector and high-technology businesses have expanded.’
    • ‘These are extremely sophisticated high-technology systems.’
    • ‘But bans will remain on sales of military materials and some high-technology goods.’
    • ‘That is one reason for the phenomenal growth of high-technology products, says Dr. Srinivasan.’
    • ‘This was reflected in Tokyo trading, where stocks surged as investors picked up exporter and high-technology issues.’
    • ‘The forces have tried to seal the notoriously porous border using high-technology sensors that monitor movement by night.’
    • ‘He co-founded two high-technology companies, one of which invented the video technology behind Steven Spielberg's film Jurassic Park.’
    • ‘Well, I don't want to get into the details of the wish list, but certainly high-technology aircraft.’
    • ‘The country's greatest industrial strength is in engineering and related high-technology manufacturing.’
    • ‘The system was overloaded and the situation was one that managers of high-technology weapon systems worry about all the time.’
    • ‘The study was conducted by the University of Illinois of Chicago for Washtech, a national union for high-technology workers.’
    • ‘Their vessel is the Pink Lady, a 30 ft high-technology carbon fibre boat, light and designed for the job in hand.’
    • ‘The production of IT related products and services targeted for export markets is generally done in high-technology enclaves.’
    • ‘To be sure, controlling high-technology medicine poses big challenges in managing treatment.’


high technology

/ˈˌhī tekˈnäləjē//ˈˌhaɪ tɛkˈnɑlədʒi/