American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The systematic procedure by which a complex or scientific task is accomplished.
- n. The way in which the fundamentals, as of an artistic work, are handled.
- n. Skill or command in handling such fundamentals. See Synonyms at art1.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as technic: used especially in criticism of music and art.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The method or manner of performance in any art; -- also called
- n. The body of technical methods and procedures used in a science or craft.
- n. the detailed movements used for executing an artistic performance; technical skill; artistic execution.
- n. a practical method or art applied to some particular task
- n. skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
- 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"). (Wiktionary)
- French, technical, technique, from Greek tekhnikos, technical; see technical. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This technique is about solving back pain caused by poor posture.”
“The disadvantage of this technique is the number of variables.”
“The photos above show printed-out pages, but this technique is also useful for attaching blank pages for handwritten notes.”
“The second part of the technique is a strike to the brachial plexus origin.”
“So why this distrust of virtuosity, this assumption that somehow, if your technique is astonishingly good, your emotional connection with the music must necessarily suffer?”
“Further reading should then make clear that the basis of this technique is as described above.”
“Its called “bringing people together” in Obamaland, but the technique is at least 80 years old.”
“This technique is also advocated by those who believe it is the right thing to do.”
“I'm not sure exactly what you call the technique that's used, but I'm pretty sure it's that dealie that was used in Waking Life (never saw it -- was it good?) where they film the movie live and then somehow give those images an animation-type feel.”
“She could definitely benefit from lessons from Anya Garnis in Latin technique because I think she's capable of better, but just hasn't learned how.”
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