- Of or pertaining to the useful or mechanic arts, or to any academic, legal, science, engineering, business, or the like terminology with specific and precise meaning or (frequently, as a degree of distinction) shades of meaning; specially appropriate to any art, science or engineering field, or business; as, the words of an indictment must be technical.
- (slang) A secretarial way of saying "specific".
- (of a person) This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text.
- Said of documents, subjects, writers, terms, issues, etc.
NounTechnical (plural Technicals)
- A pickup truck with a gun mounted on it.
- 2007 Jeffrey Gettleman After 15 Years, Someone’s in Charge in Somalia, if Barely
- “Individuals or groups of people who have trucks mounted with antiaircraft guns, known as ‘technicals,’ should bring those battlewagons to Mogadishu’s old port,” he said.
- (basketball) A technical foul: a violation of sportsmanlike conduct, not involving physical contact.
Adverbs for Technical
clearly; purely; merely; probably; narrowly; strictly; wholly.
accomplished, applied, at concert pitch, authoritative, back-burner, career, coached, complex, complicated, confined, conversant, detailed, dinky, disciplinary, dispensable, expert, feature, featured, finished, functional, immaterial, inappreciable, inconsequential, inconsiderable, industrial, inessential, inferior, initiate, initiated, insignificant, intricate, irrelevant, knowledgeable, limited, little, mechanical, minor, minute, negligible, nonessential, not vital, official, petit, polytechnic, practiced, prepared, primed, pro, professional, restricted, scholarly, scientific, skilled, small, specialist, specialistic, specialized, technicological, technological, trained, unessential, unimpressive, unnoteworthy, vocational
- “Technical” in the The New Oxford American Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2005
- "Technical" in WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2006.