[ tek-nik-lee ]


  1. in a way that is peculiar to a certain specialized field of study or activity:

    The part of the body that relates to the saddle on a conventional machine is technically termed the perineum.

  2. with regard to the detailed formal skills and competencies expected in the practice of a particular art or sport:

    There are many artists who study hard and become technically proficient, but they don't touch people in the way that a few great artists have.

  3. in a way that relies on a strict interpretation of words or rules:

    Today (well, technically yesterday, as it's now 3 a.m.) I went to the immigration office to see what was holding things up.

  4. in a way that has to do with technology or the trades as opposed to academics or the arts:

    If you are technically inclined, you can build a lighting system yourself with some good LED lights and a car battery.

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  • qua·si-tech·ni·cal·ly adverb
  • un·tech·ni·cal·ly adverb
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Example Sentences

Earlier in the pandemic, there was a two-week lag between an uptick in cases and a rise in hospitalizations, said Maria DeJoseph Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 technical lead.

From Vox

However, it seems that if you aren’t used to focusing on technical SEO, Core Web Vitals becoming ranking signals might not influence your day-to-day work at all.

Other technical concerns include mosaicism, in which not all cells are equally edited.

We need to earn our place in Google, and for the first time in the history of technical SEO we have so much understanding into how crawling, rendering and indexing works.

Oversecured published technical details of the bugs on its website.

What often is forgotten—and what Beck could probably stand to remember—is that the massacre was, technically, a firefight.

Even though this is the second auction, it will technically be the first time this has happened.

He technically faced as much as a year in jail and thousands of dollars in fines.

You, on the other hand, have made an unbroken string of technically false claims.

“Technically, it is of course possible, but we are not discussing the issue right now,” he said.

Therefore, Bland concluded that Parliament technically had no jurisdiction over the American colonies.

A Mr. Rusby was found guilty of reselling grain (technically regrading) in the market of Mark Lane.

And even if it be granted that he was technically guilty of treason, could his wife be considered equally guilty?

All were bathed in acidulated water; out of the cup came the two ends of wire—the poles to speak technically.

They have a thick covering of soft hair, and are mellow to the touch, technically termed, handling well.





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