[tek-noh-thril-er] /ˈtɛk noʊˌθrɪl ər/
a suspense novel in which the manipulation of sophisticated technology, as of aircraft or weapons systems, plays a prominent part.
noun a person who is extremely adept at using technology
/tek’ref/ [MS-DOS] The original “IBM PC Technical Reference Manual”, including the BIOS listing and complete schematics for the PC. The only PC documentation in the issue package that’s considered serious by real hackers. [Jargon File]
- Tech support
noun See technical support
adjective, techier, techiest. 1. tetchy. adjective, tetchier, tetchiest. 1. irritable; touchy. noun, adjective (pl) techies 1. (informal) a variant spelling of techie adjective techier, techiest 1. a variant spelling of tetchy adjective tetchier, tetchiest 1. being or inclined to be cross, irritable, or touchy test
editor, text /tee’koh/ (Originally an acronym for “[paper] Tape Editor and COrrector”; later, “Text Editor and COrrector”]) A text editor developed at MIT and modified by just about everybody. With all the dialects included, TECO may have been the most prolific editor in use before Emacs, to which it was directly ancestral. The first Emacs […]