[ UK /tˈɛknɪkə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛknɪkəɫ/ ]
NOUN
  1. (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
  2. a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
ADJECTIVE
  1. of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood
    technical language
    a technical report
    technical language
    a technical report
    technical terminology
  2. of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill
    the technical dazzle of her dancing
    his technical innovation was his brushwork
  3. relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
    mechanical arts
    a technical fault
    mechanical skills
    mechanical design
  4. resulting from or dependent on market factors rather than fundamental economic considerations
    the fall is only a technical correction
    analysts content that the stock market is due for a technical rally
  5. of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
    technological development
    technical college
  6. characterizing or showing skill in or specialized knowledge of applied arts and sciences
    technical training
    producing the A-bomb was a challenge to the technical people of this country
    a technical problem
    technical language
    a technical report
    highly technical matters hardly suitable for the general public
    a technical report
    technical language
  7. according to strict interpretation of the law or set of rules
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How To Use technical In A Sentence

  • Unless you're willing to bone up on the subject, you're better off to assess his technical ability by asking for references and checking them out.
  • We like to use the word afflicted or, technical term, demonized. NPR Topics: News
  • by lawful/legal means. Lawful tends to be used in technical or literary contexts. The same is true of the opposites, unlawful and illegal, but illegal is used especially about criminal activities. Legal also means 'connected with the law':the US legal system.
  • It's a different world in which technical brilliance is not always enough. Times, Sunday Times
  • Despite serious technical obstacles, space agency officials are considering whether to launch a Jupiter space probe powered entirely by sunlight.
  • The event will highlight the wide range of academic, commercial and technical know-how available to firms.
  • By doing the activities room, decontamination, dust - free shop has a professional and technical.
  • Martin is a patient teacher and he familiarises us with sailing etiquette and terminology without overloading us with technical information.
  • In many ways one can look at Wilkins's work as popularising the more technical writings of Mersenne.
  • They were so beautifully typeset, and their tone was just captivating — alternately casual and buffer-overflowingly technical. Copy What You Like
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