from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to low technology.
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- adj. Simple, uncomplicated, primitive, not involving advanced technology.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. not involving high technology; using long-established technology. Opposite of
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- adj. not involving high technology
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Forced to do without Internet access, Egyptians are using low-tech technologies to communicate with each other and people abroad.
Occupy Wall Street's internal communications are much more low-tech.
That all this high-technology may sometimes err is as certain as the fallibility of low-tech humans.
As a result, genetically modified crops may soon become a necessity: yields of bioengineered U.S. corn will increase more than 40 percent in the next four decades — far faster than those of low-tech crops. — “Revisiting Malthus in Light of Agricultural Biotechnology,” University of Georgia
These tangible improvements will benefit ordinary Nigerians and create the low-tech jobs needed to address unemployment.
I had gone from a low-touch, high-tech existence to the precise opposite: high-touch, low-tech.
Developing high-tech biotechnologies as an alternative to low-tech mining isn't without risk.
While the military still trains to respond to the use of weapons of mass destruction, the Army and the Marine Corps have largely been preoccupied over the past decade with combating relatively low-tech insurgents.
We are hitting the "digital divide" and as soon as we get enough donations we will start using some more low-tech ways of recruiting volunteers.
In a low-tech innovation, soldiers from the 101st Airborne keep water, food and ammunition in black body bags, nicknamed speedballs, ready for immediate delivery by helicopter or parachute to troops running low during firefights.