Definitions

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  • adjective of, or using high technology

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  • adjective resembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices

Etymologies

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Compound of hi (adjective) and tech.

Examples

  • There are plans to convert the old grain stores into a hi-tech winery and restore two ancient flint buildings.

    England's Sparkling Dream

  • Bangalore, which is often called the Silicon Valley of India, is the center of the country's exploding hi-tech outsourcing industry.

    Dan Rather: Help Wanted! -- (But Not Here)

  • And science fiction actually inspires and stimulates our scientists and hi-tech engineers.

    MIND MELD: Guide to International SF/F Part IV

  • What of low-tech solutions for hi-tech terrorists?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » If you like the BP spill, you’ll love cyberwar

  • However, governments are not necessarily always going to be allies of big hi-tech companies.

    Letter: Privacy and security in the cloud and at Wi-Fi hotspots

  • The other setting is modern, following the descendants of these warriors, some of whom are now Italian drug smugglers, seeking to launder their money by investing in a hi-tech startup.

    Technology: Looking Forward, Looking Back

  • I suppose if you think that "Not since the advent of Christianity has the world witnessed so sweeping a change in the very fabric of human existence" as that ushered in by the "hi-tech revolution" -- an outburst of hyperbole even the loudest cheerleaders of that revolution themselves would no doubt hesitate to venture -- then the resort to the over-the-top analogies in which Kaufman indulges in this essay might seem justified.

    November 2009

  • I suppose if you think that "Not since the advent of Christianity has the world witnessed so sweeping a change in the very fabric of human existence" as that ushered in by the "hi-tech revolution" -- an outburst of hyperbole even the loudest cheerleaders of that revolution themselves would no doubt hesitate to venture -- then the resort to the over-the-top analogies in which Kaufman indulges in this essay might seem justified.

    The Didactic Embodiment of the Physical Book

  • I suppose if you think that "Not since the advent of Christianity has the world witnessed so sweeping a change in the very fabric of human existence" as that ushered in by the "hi-tech revolution" -- an outburst of hyperbole even the loudest cheerleaders of that revolution themselves would no doubt hesitate to venture -- then the resort to the over-the-top analogies in which Kaufman indulges in this essay might seem justified.

    Writing and Publishing

  • But the point is not to pass good laws, or even constitutional laws, but that the legislators be be seen to be DOING SOMETHING bout (gasp) CYBER-BULLYING, which, since it has “cyber” in it, will also show that the legislators are hip, and hi-tech.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Proposed Louisiana Law Would Ban Any Online Speech Intended to “Embarrass, or Cause Emotional Distress” to an Under-17-Year-Old

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