technical


technical
technically, adv.technicalness, n.
/tek"ni keuhl/, adj.
1. belonging or pertaining to an art, science, or the like: technical skill.
2. peculiar to or characteristic of a particular art, science, profession, trade, etc.: technical details.
3. using terminology or treating subject matter in a manner peculiar to a particular field, as a writer or a book: a technical report.
4. skilled in or familiar in a practical way with a particular art, trade, etc., as a person.
5. of, pertaining to, or showing technique.
6. -
a. technically demanding or difficult: a technical violin sonata; a technical ski run.
b. designed or used for technically demanding sports or other activities: technical apparel.
7. pertaining to or connected with the mechanical or industrial arts and the applied sciences: a technical school.
8. so considered from a point of view in accordance with a stringent interpretation of the rules: a military engagement ending in a technical defeat.
9. concerned with or dwelling on technicalities: You're getting too technical for me.
10. 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.
[1610-20; TECHNIC + -AL]

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