The theory, principles, or study of an art or a process.(noun)
Technical details, rules, or methods.(noun)
Variant of technique.(noun)
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Use "technic" in a sentence
"Eleanor was surprised to find that Quin, while ignorant of the meaning of the word technic nevertheless had decided and worth-while opinions about every detail, and that his comments were often startlingly pertinent."
"Let us use the word technic in its large sense, the sense which includes all that pertains to the executive side of piano playing."
"Sudermann is not a representative naturalist; his technic is a compromise between the older practice and the new theories."