(tk-nl-j) (pl.) technologies
(a) The application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives.
(b) The scientific method and material used to achieve a commercial or industrial objective.
(2) Electronic or digital products and systems considered as a group.
(3) Anthropology. The body of knowledge available to a society that is of use in fashioning implements, practicing manual arts and skills, and extracting or collecting materials.
[Source: Adapted from Dictionary.com]