(Tech"nic*al*ly) adv. In a technical manner; according to the signification of terms as used in any art, business, or profession.

(Tech"nic*al*ness), n. The quality or state of being technical; technicality.

(Tech"nic*als) n. pl. Those things which pertain to the practical part of an art, science, or profession; technical terms; technics.

(Tech"ni*cist) n. One skilled in technics or in one or more of the practical arts.

(Tech`ni*co*log"ic*al) a. Technological; technical. [R.] Dr. J. Scott.

(Tech`ni*col"o*gy) n. Technology. [R.]

(Tech"nics) n. The doctrine of arts in general; such branches of learning as respect the arts.

(Tech`nique") n. [F.] Same as Technic, n.

(Tech"nism) n. Technicality.

(Tech`no*log"ic) a. Technological.

(Tech`no*log"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. technologique.] Of or pertaining to technology.

(Tech*nol"o*gist) n. One skilled in technology; one who treats of arts, or of the terms of arts.

(Tech*nol"o*gy) n. [Gr. an art + - logy; cf. Gr. systematic treatment: cf. F. technologie.] Industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of the more important manufactures, as spinning, weaving, metallurgy, etc.

Technology is not an independent science, having a set of doctrines of its own, but consists of applications of the principles established in the various physical sciences (chemistry, mechanics, mineralogy, etc.) to manufacturing processes. Internat. Cyc.

(Tech"y) a. [From OE. tecche, tache, a habit, bad habit, vice, OF. tache, teche, a spot, stain, blemish, habit, vice, F. tache a spot, blemish; probably akin to E. tack a small nail. See Tack a small nail, and cf. Touchy.] Peevish; fretful; irritable.

(Tec`ti*branch) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Tectibranchiata. Also used adjectively.

(||Tec`ti*bran"chi*a) n. pl. [NL.] Same as Tectibranchiata.

(||Tec`ti*bran`chi*a"ta) n. pl. [NL., fr. L. tectus (p. p. of tegere to cover) + Gr. a gill.] (Zoöl.) An order, or suborder, of gastropod Mollusca in which the gills are usually situated on one side of the back, and protected by a fold of the mantle. When there is a shell, it is usually thin and delicate and often rudimentary. The aplysias and the bubble shells are examples.

(Tec`ti*bran"chi*ate) a. [L. tectus (p. p. of tegere to cover) + E. branchiate.] (Zoöl.) Having the gills covered by the mantle; of or pertaining to the Tectibranchiata.n. A tectibranchiate mollusk.

(Tect"ly) adv. [L. tectus covered, fr. tegere to cover.] Covertly; privately; secretly. [Obs.] Holinshed.

(Tec*tol"o*gy) n. [Gr. a carpenter + -logy.] (Biol.) A division of morphology created by Haeckel; the science of organic individuality constituting the purely structural portion of morphology, in which the organism

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