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English adjective: technical

1. technical of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill


SamplesHis technical innovation was his brushwork.
The technical dazzle of her dancing.


Synonymsproficient

2. technical characterizing or showing skill in or specialized knowledge of applied arts and sciences


SamplesA technical problem.
Highly technical matters hardly suitable for the general public.
A technical report.
Producing the A-bomb was a challenge to the technical people of this country.
Technical training.
Technical language.


Antonymsnontechnical, untechnical

3. technical of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles


SamplesTechnical college.
Technological development.


Synonymstechnological

4. technical of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood


SamplesTechnical terminology.
A technical report.
Technical language.


Synonymsexpert


Similarskilled


Antonymsunskilled

5. technical resulting from or dependent on market factors rather than fundamental economic considerations


SamplesAnalysts content that the stock market is due for a technical rally.
The fall is only a technical correction.


Similarcommercial


Antonymsnoncommercial


English noun: technical

1. technical (artifact) a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it


Broader (hypernym)military vehicle, pickup, pickup truck

2. technical (act) (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


Synonymstechnical foul


Broader (hypernym)foul


Domain categorybasketball, basketball game, hoops









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