/ (nɒnˈtɛknɪkəl) /

  1. not relating to, characteristic of, or skilled in a particular field of activity and its terminology

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How to use nontechnical in a sentence

  • To use a phrase entirely non-technical, it will "pull" hard or easy in proportion to the strength of the passing current.

    Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
  • "The Building of a Book" had its origin in the wish to give practical, non-technical information to readers and lovers of books.

  • Describing in non-technical language what is known about electricity and many of its interesting applications.

  • Seaton and Crane did their best to explain to the non-technical visitors how such flight was possible.

    The Skylark of Space | Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • I have ventured to assume that in this play “yeoman” is used in its wide non-technical sense.