[tek-ni-kuh l] /ˈtɛk nɪ kəl/
belonging or pertaining to an art, science, or the like:
peculiar to or characteristic of a particular art, science, profession, trade, etc.:
using terminology or treating subject matter in a manner peculiar to a particular field, as a writer or a book:
a technical report.
skilled in or familiar in a practical way with a particular art, trade, etc., as a person.
of, relating to, or showing .
technically demanding or difficult:
a technical violin sonata; a technical ski run.
designed or used for technically demanding sports or other activities:
pertaining to or connected with the mechanical or industrial arts and the applied sciences:
a technical school.
so considered from a point of view in accordance with a stringent interpretation of the rules:
a military engagement ending in a technical defeat.
concerned with or dwelling on :
You’re getting too technical for me.
noting a market in which prices are determined largely by supply and demand and other such internal factors rather than by general business, economic, or psychological factors that influence market activity:
technical weakness or strength.
of, relating to, or specializing in industrial, practical, or mechanical arts and applied sciences: a technical institute
skilled in practical and mechanical arts rather than theoretical or abstract thinking
relating to or characteristic of a particular field of activity: the technical jargon of linguistics
existing by virtue of a strict application of the rules or a strict interpretation of the wording: a technical loophole in the law, a technical victory
of, derived from, or showing technique: technical brilliance
(of a financial market) having prices determined by internal speculative or manipulative factors rather than by general or economic conditions: a technical rally
1610s, “skilled in a particular art or subject,” formed in English from Greek tekhnikos “of art,” from tekhne “art, skill, craft” (see techno-). The sense narrowed to “having to do with the mechanical arts” (1727). Basketball technical foul (one which does not involve contact between opponents) is recorded from 1934. Boxing technical knock-out (one in which the loser is not knocked out) is recorded from 1921; abbreviation TKO is from 1940s.
[toht-l] /ˈtoʊt l/ adjective 1. constituting or comprising the whole; entire; whole: the total expenditure. 2. of or relating to the whole of something: the total effect of a play. 3. complete in extent or degree; absolute; unqualified; utter: a total failure. 4. involving all aspects, elements, participants, resources, etc.; unqualified; all-out: total war. noun […]
[yoo-nuh-vur-suh l] /ˌyu nəˈvɜr səl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of all or the whole: universal experience. 2. applicable everywhere or in all cases; general: a universal cure. 3. affecting, concerning, or involving all: universal military service. 4. used or understood by all: a universal language. 5. present everywhere: the universal calm of […]
[kwos-kwi-sen-ten-ee-uh l] /ˌkwɒs kwɪ sɛnˈtɛn i əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or marking a period of 125 years. noun 2. a 125th anniversary. 3. a celebration marking such an anniversary.
[kvahs, kwahs] /kvɑs, kwɑs/ noun 1. . [kvahs, kwahs] /kvɑs, kwɑs/ noun 1. a Russian beer made from fermenting rye or barley and having a dark color and sour taste. /kvɑːs; kwɑːs/ noun 1. a variant of kvass /kvɑːs/ noun 1. an alcoholic drink of low strength made in Russia and E Europe from cereals […]