Meaning of TECHNICAL in English


adj.1 of or involving or concerned with the mechanical arts and applied sciences (technical college; a technical education).

2 of or relating to a particular subject or craft etc. or its techniques (technical terms; technical merit).

3 (of a book or discourse etc.) using technical language; requiring special knowledge to be understood.

4 due to mechanical failure (a technical hitch).

5 legally such; such in strict interpretation (technical assault; lost on a technical point).

Phrases and idioms:

technical hitch a temporary breakdown or problem in machinery etc. technical knockout Boxing a termination of a fight by the referee on the grounds of a contestant's inability to continue, the opponent being declared the winner.


technically adv. technicalness n.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.