tech etymology

English word tech comes from English science, English technique, English technician (A person who studies, professes or practices technology.)

Detailed word origin of tech

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
science English (eng) (transitive, colloquial, humorous) To use science to solve a problem.. (transitive, dated) To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct. (countable) A particular discipline or branch of learning, especially one dealing with measurable or systematic principles rather than intuition or natural ability. [from 14th c.]. (now, only, _, theology) The fact of knowing [...]
technique English (eng) (countable) a method of achieving something or carrying something out, especially one requiring some skill or knowledge. [from 19th c.]. (uncountable) Practical ability in some given field or practice, often as opposed to creativity or imaginative skill. [from 19th c.]. (uncountable) The practical aspects of a given art, occupation etc.; formal requirements. [from 19th c.].
technician English (eng) A person who studies, professes or practices technology.
tech English (eng) (informal) technician. (informal) technique. (informal) technology. (informal, used in titles) technical college.

Words with the same origin as tech

Descendants of science