a. having special skill or knowledge; according to principle; formal rather than practical; relating to technique
The ASX yesterday halted trading for four hours after detecting a technical issue.
Sentence in Classic:
He used the phrase broadly and loudly as he often used technical expressions, as if he wished his hearer to understand that they were used by him without conviction.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
As there is no motive for concealment, I am permitted to use them, and accordingly send you a rescript, simply omitting technical details of seamanship and supercargo.
The style in which it was written was that curious jewelled style, vivid and obscure at once, full of argot and of archaisms, of technical expressions and of elaborate paraphrases, that characterizes the work of some of the finest artists of the French school of Symbolistes.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
To him the Southern problem is simply that of making efficient workingmen out of this material, by giving them the requisite technical skill and the help of invested capital.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
Those delivered before the coloured people had for their main object the impressing upon them the importance of industrial and technical education in addition to academic and religious training.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
Though she became Vida Wutherspoon technically, and though she certainly had no ideals about the independence of keeping her name, she continued to be known as Vida Sherwin.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context