Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of technic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The doctrine of arts in general; such branches of learning as respect the arts.
  • n. The study of a particular art.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The doctrine of arts in general; such branches of learning, collectively, as relate to the arts.
  • n. Technical terms, methods, or objects; things pertaining or relating to the practice of an art, science, or the like.

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Examples

  • Rather it is a 'technics' - a set of ideas, values and methods embedded within mass production - that has permeated the very fabric of our society as well as our minds.

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  • A good method to arouse in students an interest in the use of tin foil is to have them use it in operative technics, which is becoming an effective adjunct in every dental college.

    Tin Foil and Its Combinations for Filling Teeth

  • Phantasy Star Portable takes place in a futuristic universe where photon blades, photon guns and advanced magic (called technics) are commonplace.

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  • If there is a repressed level in Victor's aspirations of both desire and death-wish associated culturally and psychologically with the deeply Feminine (as Redfield suggests), that level is made possible, as well as partially concealed, this final essay shows, by the moving "technics" of images becoming other images that not-so-subliminally enable and threaten our modern and postmodern lives.

    Hogle, Introduction, Frankenstein's Dream, Praxis Series, Romantic Circles

  • Habs first, advanced technics later after humans get there.

    Back to the Moon We Go - NASA Watch

  • Once the Health Care System is ran by the state, then innovation and new medical technics will be regulated away.

    RNC members draft new 'socialist' resolution

  • Get an up close insight on the early song writing technics that produced several timeless Lynyrd Skynyrd Albums.

    2009 » May » Lynyrd Skynyrd Dixie

  • My manga group gave a panel on “Aspiring Artists” where we try to encourage artists to keep at their dreams while sharing a few technics along the way.

    Mizuumi-Con 3: In Words & Pictures | Missions Unknown

  • One man alone, the greatest scientist the twenty-fifth century had unwittingly produced, one who, for his ability and accomplishments, had been made chief of the technics of Manhattan, most powerful of all the remaining States of the decadent and nearly depopulated world.

    "Master Control" by Harl Vincent, part 1

  • That any one man, even though he might wear the purple of the upper levels and be most adept among the technics, should learn the secret of Central Control was unthinkable.

    "Master Control" by Harl Vincent, part 1

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  • Thank you Mr. Lewis Mumford

    February 6, 2009