Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun technology

2 senses of technology

Sense 1
technology, engineering -- (the practical application of science to commerce or industry)
       => application, practical application -- (the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose; "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem"; "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis")
       => profession -- (an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences))

Sense 2
engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology -- (the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study")
       => discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings")

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