[ tek-ni-kuh l ]
/ ˈtɛk nɪ kəl /
belonging or pertaining to an art, science, or the like: technical skill.
peculiar to or characteristic of a particular art, science, profession, trade, etc.: technical details.
using terminology or treating subject matter in a manner peculiar to a particular field, as a writer or a book: a technical report.
skilled in or familiar in a practical way with a particular art, trade, etc., as a person.
of, relating to, or showing technique.
technically demanding or difficult: a technical violin sonata; a technical ski run.
designed or used for technically demanding sports or other activities: technical apparel.
pertaining to or connected with the mechanical or industrial arts and the applied sciences: a technical school.
so considered from a point of view in accordance with a stringent interpretation of the rules: a military engagement ending in a technical defeat.
concerned with or dwelling on technicalities: You're getting too technical for me.
noting a market in which prices are determined largely by supply and demand and other such internal factors rather than by general business, economic, or psychological factors that influence market activity: technical weakness or strength.
Words nearby technical
OTHER WORDS FROM technical
tech·ni·cal·ly, adverbtech·ni·cal·ness, nounhy·per·tech·ni·cal, adjectivehy·per·tech·ni·cal·ly, adverb
hy·per·tech·ni·cal·ness, nounnon·tech·ni·cal, adjectivenon·tech·ni·cal·ly, adverbnon·tech·ni·cal·ness, nouno·ver·tech·ni·cal, adjectiveo·ver·tech·ni·cal·ly, adverbpre·tech·ni·cal, adjectivepre·tech·ni·cal·ly, adverbqua·si-tech·ni·cal, adjectivequa·si-tech·ni·cal·ly, adverbun·tech·ni·cal, adjectiveun·tech·ni·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH technicaltechnical technological
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British Dictionary definitions for hypertechnical
/ (ˈtɛknɪkəl) /
of, relating to, or specializing in industrial, practical, or mechanical arts and applied sciencesa technical institute
skilled in practical and mechanical arts rather than theoretical or abstract thinking
relating to or characteristic of a particular field of activitythe technical jargon of linguistics
existing by virtue of a strict application of the rules or a strict interpretation of the wordinga technical loophole in the law; a technical victory
of, derived from, or showing techniquetechnical brilliance
(of a financial market) having prices determined by internal speculative or manipulative factors rather than by general or economic conditionsa technical rally
Derived forms of technicaltechnically, adverbtechnicalness, noun
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