a style of disco music characterized by very fast synthesizer rhythms, heavy use of samples, and a lack of melody.
a combining form borrowed from Greek where it meant “art,” “skill,” used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “technique,” “technology,” etc.:
a type of very fast dance music, using electronic sounds and fast heavy beats
craft or art: technology, technography
technological or technical: technocracy
relating to or using technology: technophobia
[tek-noh-bab-uh l] /ˈtɛk noʊˌbæb əl/ noun 1. incomprehensible technical language or jargon.
[tek-nuh-ban-dit] /ˈtɛk nəˌbæn dɪt/ noun, Informal. 1. a person who steals technological secrets, as from the government or a place of employment, and sells them to agents of foreign governments or to competing firms.
noun, plural technocracies for 2, 3. 1. a theory and movement, prominent about 1932, advocating control of industrial resources, reform of financial institutions, and reorganization of the social system, based on the findings of technologists and engineers. 2. a system of government in which this theory is applied. 3. any application of this theory. noun […]
noun 1. a proponent, adherent, or supporter of technocracy. 2. a technological expert, especially one concerned with management or administration.