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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.


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.


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

SamplesTechnical terminology.
A technical report.
Technical language.




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.



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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