As technique and equipment advanced, more and more enthusiasts took up the enterprise as a sport.
Dean was wise enough not to ask what guise Fred used to cover his snooping—surely a technique borrowed from a mystery book hero and borderline illegal.
The material and technique suggest a close relationship to porcelain.
The richness, profusion and microscopic accuracy of their decoration could scarcely have been surpassed; but, with very rare exceptions, their lack of delicacy of technique disqualifies them to rank as fine porcelains.
Ware manufactured by his direction at the Tokyo school of technique (shokk gakk), under the name of asahi-yaki, ranks among the interesting productions of modern Japan.
He advanced towards the modern view of elements as the undecomposable constituents of material bodies; and understanding the distinction between mixtures and compounds, he made considerable progress in the technique of detecting their ingredients, a process which he designated by the term "analysis."
C. Zelinka has given us the most detailed anatomical accounts we possess for several Bdelloidaceae, and was the first to utilize modern methods of microscopic technique on a complete scale.
During his nine years' residence at Nagy-Kdros, Arany first seriously turned his attention to the Magyar ballad, and not only composed some of the most beautiful ballads in the language, but wrote two priceless dissertations on the technique of the ballad in general: "Something concerning assonance" (1854), and "On Hungarian National Versification" (1856).
This technique is in every way closely akin to that of the modern Kabyle.
The metal-work of China and Japan, so pleasantly naïve and inexpensive, though becoming undesirably modified as to design through contact with European buyers, is losing none of its matchless technique, which indeed in Japan is still being developed.
It is because of the failure of this endeavour to bring the technique of induction within the setting of his Humian psychology of belief that the separation of his contribution to the applied logic of science from his sensationism became necessary, as it happily 1 Mill, Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy, cap. 17.
A new technique of manipulation - it is, of course, no more - had been evolved.
Paganini's marvellous technique inspired him to practise as no pianist had ever practised before.
About Liszt's pianoforte technique in general it may be said that it derives its efficiency from the teaching of Czerny, who brought up his pupil on Mozart, a little Bach and Beethoven, a good deal of Clementi and Hummel, and a good deal of his (Czerny's) own work.
Although the technique of growing cowpox on cow hides would come, transporting it was difficult due to lack of refrigeration.
The same year, a technique for treating diabetes, insulin therapy, was developed.
If you figure out how to make widgets more efficiently by using a new technique that only requires half the workers, you are able to lower the price of widgets for all and are able to sell more of them.
In both those cases, a technology or technique came along that actually changed the way people think.
In the second case, the technique of reading without vocalizing allowed for faster reading and a new, visual way to process verbal information—again, a net gain.