Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. The three laws proposed by Sir Isaac Newton to define the concept of a force and describe motion, used as the basis of classical mechanics.

Etymologies

After Isaac Newton.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • I also think they'll have a strong appeal to the "techo" generation-young people, like my twenty-one year-old daughter who goes into withdrawal when her IPod isn't working, who uses a computer for everything, from keeping a virtual "diary" on Facebook to shopping online, and who can text faster with two thumbs than I can type on a keyboard with ten fingers!

    To E-book or not E-book?

  • Par. y Ur. Cobertizo con techo de paja sostenido solo por columnas, que se usa como resguardo en comidas al aire libre.

    Baths of Cuincho - Still Exists?

  • Ellos están violando la ley pero no por eso es justo que se les tire a la calle y se les deje desamparados sin un techo.

    Global Voices in English » Puerto Rico: The Battle Over Public Lands

  • These time periods range from the recognizable near future, to a techo-phobic theocratic dictatorship, to a far future where a possibly-rogue artificial intelligence is introduced (as well as some possible deities who communicate with Matt in his dreams).

    REVIEW: The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman

  • The techo-inspired track is called “My Flow So Tight” and was recorded by an up and coming Chicago-based group called Smoke Jumpers.

    Rihanna Lady Gaga Chris Brown-Targeted Track “Fake”

  • I guess I can see some more adventuresome techo mixes playing with time signatures, swapping them here and there or doing something mad like 9/8, but that strikes me as something that would be rare.

    If you like crap, have I got the mix for you!

  • Un plan para demoler un edificio en Cankiri, en el centro de Turquía fue muy mal cuando, la estructura de 25 metros se volcó sobre el techo.

    Fresh Home an Unexpected Surprise from Readers Digest

  • By Las ventajas de un jardín en el techo: BlogJardineria on January 23, 2009 at 6: 02 pm

    Green Roofs Collection

  • I was sending an email to my boss about a phone line that buggered up or something, i said in the body of the email that we should just get a techo in and i was saying whats happening to the line and stuff, then i went to send it and found out i accidently sent it to the whole office instead of my boss …

    What’s Your Worst Email Gaffe? | Lifehacker Australia

  • The example I've been using to show the limits of techo-optimism has been the BP spill.

    On global warming and techno-optimism

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