1. [ adjective ] of or relating to technique

"technical innovation in recent novels" "technical details"

Related terms: technique
2. [ adjective ] characterizing or showing skill in or specialized knowledge of applied arts and sciences

"a technical problem" "highly technical matters hardly suitable for the general public" "a technical report" "technical training" "technical language"

Related terms: nontechnical specialized specialised abstract
3. [ adjective ] of or relating to proficiency in a practical skill

"no amount of technical skill and craftsmanship can take the place of vital interest"- John Dewey

Related terms: proficiency
4. [ adjective ] of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
Synonyms: technological

"technical college" "technological development"

Related terms: engineering engineering
5. [ noun ] (military,transportation) a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
Related terms: pickup military_vehicle
6. [ adjective ] (stock exchange) resulting from or dependent on market factors rather than fundamental economic considerations

"analysts content that the stock market is due for a technical rally" "the fall is only a technical correction"

Related terms: commercial
7. [ noun ] (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
Synonyms: technical_foul
Related terms: foul basketball
8. [ adjective ] (chemistry) of production of chemicals for commercial purposes especially on a large scale

"technical (or commercial) sulfuric acid"

Related terms: chemistry commercial
Similar spelling:   technically