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- adj. Informal Of, relating to, or resembling high technology.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of hi-tech.
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- adj. resembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices
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Conservative pundit Ann Coulter revived the term "high-tech lynching," which is how Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas described the media scrutiny he received during his confirmation hearings in 1991 when allegations he sexually harassed a coworker, Anita Hill, surfaced.
Specifically, he has tied his situation to that of Clarence Thomas, who when accused of past sexual harassment in his 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, attacked opponents for what he called a "high-tech lynching."
Conservatives are rallying around Herman Cain as he battles sexual harassment allegations, comparing the attacks on the Republican presidential contender to what they describe as the "high-tech lynching" of another prominent black Republican: Clarence Thomas.
Conservatives rallied around Herman Cain as he battles sexual harassment allegations, likening the attacks on the Republican presidential contender to what they describe as the "high-tech lynching" of another prominent black Republican: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
It's been slow going so far: Products that China's customs agency doesn't classify as high-tech, such as clothes, shoes, and furniture, made up about 68 percent of exports last year, or $1.09 trillion, little changed from their 71 percent share in 2005.
The more than two minutes of footage shows Iranian officials inspecting what state TV identifies as the high-tech RQ-170 Sentinel drone, which appeared to be intact.
We’ve got a fleet of ships heading toward the northeast and an Aegis cruiser on the way, the Giant Killer controller reports in the meantime, referring to a high-tech warship capable of performing search, tracking, and missile guidance functions simultaneously for over 100 targets.
“It doesn’t provide what you’d call a high-tech image.”
Breaking and entering is not what you’d call a high-tech profession.
Thomas went on the offensive and called the proceedings “a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks.”