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Definitions of technique

  1. a practical method or art applied to some particular task Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Same as Technic, n. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The method of performance in any fine art. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Manner of artistic performance, as in music. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for technique

  1. His very earliest work, written when he could not know much either of Shelley or Keats, shows as they do technique perhaps caught from Leigh Hunt. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  2. In this last volume the technique which is seen apparently perfected in the Poems and Ballads of 1866 has reached a point from which that relative perfection looks easy and almost accidental. – Figures of Several Centuries by Arthur Symons