Definition of "technical" []

  • Of, relating to, or derived from technique. (adjective)
  • Having special skill or practical knowledge especially in a mechanical or scientific field: a technical adviser. (adjective)
  • Used in or peculiar to a specific field or profession; specialized: technical terminology. (adjective)
  • Belonging or relating to a particular subject: technical expertise. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or involving the practical, mechanical, or industrial arts or the applied sciences: a technical school. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or specializing in industrial, practical, or mechanical arts and applied sciences (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Skilled in practical and mechanical arts rather than theoretical or abstract thinking (adjective)
  • Relating to or characteristic of a particular field of activity (adjective)
  • Existing by virtue of a strict application of the rules or a strict interpretation of the wording (adjective)
  • Of, derived from, or showing technique (adjective)
  • (of a financial market) having prices determined by internal speculative or manipulative factors rather than by general or economic conditions (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "technical" in a sentence
  • ""You may not • work around any technical limitations in the software; • reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the software, except and only to the extent that applicable law expressly permits, despite this limitation;" This clause completely doesn't apply. "work around any * technical* limitations in the software" well, there weren't any technical limitations, only legal ones."
  • "Under \’technical information\’ there is nothing technical or informative – and only a phone number – why waste our time?"
  • "On top of that the defendants advocated restrictive interpretation of the term technical provision would not be tolerated in Article 29a paragraph 3 Aw."