techno


techno

noun

  1. a style of disco music characterized by very fast synthesizer rhythms, heavy use of samples, and a lack of melody.

  1. a combining form borrowed from Greek where it meant “art,” “skill,” used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “technique,” “technology,” etc.: technography.

noun

  1. a type of very fast dance music, using electronic sounds and fast heavy beats

combining form

  1. craft or arttechnology; technography
  2. technological or technicaltechnocracy
  3. relating to or using technologytechnophobia

word-forming element, from Greek tekhno-, combining form of tekhne “art, skill, craft, method, system,” probably from PIE root *tek- “shape, make” (cf. Sanskrit taksan “carpenter,” Latin texere “to weave;” see texture).

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