1. the application of the knowledge and usage of tools (such as machines or utensils) and techniques to control one's environment

- the mastery of fire was a huge advance in human technology

Definition categories: act, application

2. the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems

Similar word(s): engineering

Definition categories: thought, bailiwick, discipline, field, study, subject

3. machinery and equipment developed from engineering or other applied sciences

Definition categories: man–made, equipment, machinery