n. pl. tech·nol·o·gies
The application of science, especially to industrial or commercial
The scientific method and material used to achieve a commercial
or industrial objective.
Electronic or digital products and systems considered as a group:
a store specializing in office technology.
Anthropology. The body of knowledge available to a society that
is of use in fashioning implements, practicing manual arts and
skills, and extracting or collecting materials.
[Greek tekhnologi, systematic treatment of an art or craft : tekhn,
skill; see teks- in Indo-European Roots + -logi, -logy.]