technical

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.
Derivatives:
technically adv. technicalness n.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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