A technique is a way of efficiently accomplishing a task in a manner that is not immediately obvious or straightforward. Hence
Technology, the study of or a collection of techniques
- anything that can be done employing tools or algorithms
- In art technique includes tools, processes, structures, forms, and details, as well as the manner in which those are used and put together, one example being collage
- in music, technique refers to the manner of playing an instrument, as well as the tools and manner of composition and precomposition, see also: Extended technique
In addition, The Technique is the school newspaper of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Technique is also the name of the MIT yearbook.
Technique is also the title of a 1989 New Order album.