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Definition 1: (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for technical in the sense of this definition

(technical is a kind of ...) an act that violates the rules of a sport

(technical belongs to category ...) a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

Definition 2: a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it - [noun denoting artifact]

(technical is a kind of ...) vehicle used by the armed forces

(technical is a kind of ...) a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard

Definition 3: characterizing or showing skill in or specialized knowledge of applied arts and sciences - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where technical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Definition 4: of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where technical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his technical innovation was his brushwork
  • the technical dazzle of her dancing

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Definition 5: of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where technical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • technical college
  • technological development

Synonyms for technical in the sense of this definition

Definition 6: according to strict interpretation of the law or set of rules - [adjective denoting pert]

Definition 7: relating to or concerned with machinery or tools - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where technical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mechanical arts
  • mechanical design
  • mechanical skills
  • a technical fault

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Definition 8: of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where technical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • technical terminology
  • a technical report
  • technical language

Synonyms for technical in the sense of this definition

(technical is similar to ...) having or showing or requiring special skill

"only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team" "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience" "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow" "a skilled trade"

Definition 9: resulting from or dependent on market factors rather than fundamental economic considerations - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where technical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • analysts content that the stock market is due for a technical rally
  • the fall is only a technical correction

(technical is similar to ...) connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises

"commercial trucker" "commercial TV" "commercial diamonds"

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