› relating to science or industry: They have both the best entrepreneurs and the best technical people. a technical company/the technical sector Only 3% of the workforce has gone through technical education.
› relating to the knowledge used in a particular subject or type of work: The undergraduate programs in Economics and Accounting emphasize technical expertise.
› a technical subject, word, etc. is difficult to understand without special knowledge of a subject: The language is too technical for most people to understand. Try to avoid too many technical terms if possible.
› relating to machines, systems, etc. or to the practical way in which something works: technical problems/errors/glitches He's head of our technical support team. Please consult the technical manual.
› based on a very exact and detailed way of understanding a law or a rule: It is an overly technical interpretation of the regulations that has caused this problem. The technical definition of a multinational fails to convey the scope and diversity of global business.