Translation of "technical" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈtek·nɪ·kəl/ us /ˈtek·nɪ·kəl/

relating to the knowledge, machines, or methods used in science and industry

We’re having a few technical problems.

relating to practical skills and methods that are used in a particular activity

As a dancer she had great technical skill.

(Translation of “technical” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈteknikəl/

having, or relating to, a particular science or skill, especially of a mechanical or industrial kind

a technical college
technical skill
technical drawing.

(having many terms) relating to a particular art or science

’Myopia’ is a technical term for ’short-sightedness’.

according to strict laws or rules

a technical defeat.
technicality /-ˈka-/ noun (plural technicalities)

a technical detail or technical term

Their instructions were full of technicalities.

a (trivial) detail or problem, eg caused by (too) strict obedience to laws, rules etc

tecnicismo; detalle técnico
I’m not going to be put off by mere technicalities.
technically adverb

in a technical way; He described the machine in simple terms, then more technically .


as far as skill and technique are concerned

desde el punto de vista técnico, en cuanto a la parte técnica
The pianist gave a very good performance technically, although she seemed to lack feeling for the music.

according to strict obedience to laws or rules

en teoría
Technically, you aren’t allowed to do that, but I don’t suppose anyone will object.
technician /-ˈniʃən/ noun

a person who has been trained to do something which involves some skill, eg with a piece of machinery

One of our technicians will repair the machine.

(Translation of “technical” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)