technology which combines sophisticated ideas with cheap and readily available materials, especially for use in developing countries
the use of any simple, labor-intensive and non-traditional scientific and technological production methods that are usually environmentally friendly
- Intermediate treatment
noun 1. (social welfare) a form of child care for young people in trouble that involves neither custody nor punishment and provides opportunities to learn constructive patterns of behaviour to replace potentially criminal ones
- Intermediate-value theorem
[in-ter-mee-dee-it-val-yoo] /ˌɪn tərˈmi di ɪtˈvæl yu/ noun, Mathematics. 1. the theorem that a function continuous between two points and having unequal values, a and b, at the two points takes on all values between a and b.
- Intermediate vastus muscle
intermediate vastus muscle intermediate vas·tus muscle (vās’təs) n. A muscle with origin from the shaft of the femur, with insertion into the tibial tuberosity, with nerve supply from the femoral nerve, and whose action extends the leg. Also called intermediate great muscle.
noun, Physics. 1. one of the three particles that are believed to transmit the weak force: the positively charged W particle, the negatively charged W particle, and the neutral Z 0 particle. noun 1. (physics) a hypothetical particle believed to mediate the weak interaction between elementary particles intermediate vector boson Either of two subatomic particles, […]