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adjective tech·ni·cal \ˈtek-ni-kəl\

Definition of technical

  1. 1a :  having special and usually practical knowledge especially of a mechanical or scientific subject <a technical consultant>b :  marked by or characteristic of specialization <technical language>

  2. 2a :  of or relating to a particular subjectb :  of or relating to a practical subject organized on scientific principles <a technical school>c :  technological 1

  3. 3a :  based on or marked by a strict or legal interpretationb :  legal 6

  4. 4 :  of or relating to technique

  5. 5 :  of, relating to, or produced by ordinary commercial processes without being subjected to special purification <technical sulfuric acid>

  6. 6 :  relating to or caused by the functioning of the market as a discrete mechanism not influenced by macroeconomic factors <a technical rally>

technically

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Origin and Etymology of technical

Greek technikos of art, skillful, from technē art, craft, skill; akin to Greek tektōn builder, carpenter, Latin texere to weave, Sanskrit takṣati he fashions


First Known Use: 1617


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noun tech·ni·cal

Definition of technical

basketball

  1. :  technical foul <Knight walked to the scorer's table to continue his protest and was given the second technical and an automatic ejection from the game. — The New York Times>

1917

First Known Use of technical

1917



TECHNICAL Defined for Kids

technical

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adjective tech·ni·cal \ˈtek-ni-kəl\

Definition of technical for Students

  1. 1 :  having special knowledge especially of a mechanical or scientific subject <a technical expert>

  2. 2 :  relating to a practical or scientific subject <a technical book on electronics>

  3. 3 :  according to a strict explanation of the rules or facts <a technical knockout in boxing>

technically

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Medical Dictionary

technical

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adjective tech·ni·cal \ˈtek-ni-kəl\

Medical Definition of technical

  1. 1a:  marked by or characteristic of specializationb:  of or relating to a special field or subject

  2. 2:  of or relating to technique <a surgeon with great technical skill>

  3. 3:  of, relating to, or produced by ordinary commercial processes without being subjected to special purification <technical sulfuric acid>

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