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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Technical  \Tech"nic*al\,  a.  [Gr.  ?,  fr  ?  an  art,  probably  from 
  the  same  root  as  ?,  ?,  to  bring  forth,  produce,  and  perhaps 
  akin  to  E.  text:  cf  F.  technique.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  useful  or  mechanic  arts,  or  to  any 
  science,  business,  or  the  like  specially  appropriate  to  any 
  art,  science,  or  business;  as  the  words  of  an  indictment 
  must  be  technical.  --Blackstone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  technical 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  technique;  "technical  innovation  in  recent 
  novels";  "technical  details" 
  2:  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";  "producing  the  A-bomb  was  a 
  challenge  to  the  technical  people  of  this  country"; 
  "technical  training";  "technical  language"  [ant:  {nontechnical}] 
  3:  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 
  4:  of  or  relating  to  a  practical  subject  that  is  organized 
  according  to  scientific  principles;  "technical  college"; 
  "technological  development"  [syn:  {technological}] 
  5:  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" 
  6:  (chemistry)  of  production  of  chemicals  for  commercial 
  purposes  especially  on  a  large  scale;  "technical  (or 
  commercial)  sulfuric  acid" 




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