An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (relating to technique)
a. técnico
Our knitting machines can knit sweaters with technical precision better than that of any artisan.Nuestras tricotosas pueden tejer suéteres con una precisión técnica mejor que la de cualquier artesano.
2. (education)
a. técnico
My brother is not very interested in the liberal arts, so he is going to apply to a technical college.A mi hermano no le interesan mucho las artes liberales, así que va a solicitar su ingreso a una escuela técnica.
3. (in strict terms)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
In a technical sense, he is a dental surgeon, but he identifies himself as a dentist.En teoría, es un cirujano dental, pero se identifica como dentista.
On technical terms, he won, but only because his opponent forgot to touch the wall at the end of the race.En terminos técnicos, ganó, pero solamente porque su oponente se olvidó de tocar la pared al final de la carrera.
4. (niche)
a. técnico
This article is difficult to understand, because the authors use too many technical terms.Este artículo es difícil de entender porque los autores usan demasiados términos técnicos.
b. especializado
The salary is high because the job requires a great deal of technical knowledge.El sueldo es alto porque el puesto requiere muchos conocimientos especializados.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. técnico(a)
2. (education) (United Kingdom)
technical collegeescuela de formación profesional
3. (school)
technical drawingdibujo técnico
technical foul(falta f) técnica f
technical hitchfallo técnico falla f técnica
technical [ˈteknɪkəl]
this is getting too technical esto se está poniendo muy técnico; a technical hitch un fallo técnico
After some technical hitches the show finally got under way
a technical offence (Jur) un delito de carácter técnico; un cuasidelito
They have been found guilty of a number of technical offences. There is no question of any impropriety whatsoever The operation of an unlicensed radio transmitter could be a technical offence under the Wireless and Telegraphy Act
a technical point un detalle técnico; for technical reasons por motivos técnicos
The flight from Paris had been delayed for technical reasons
the government has scored a technical victory teóricamente, el gobierno ha logrado una victoria
technical college (n) (Britain) (Educ) escuela (f) politécnica; instituto (m) de formación profesional; (Esp)
technical drawing (n) dibujo (m) técnico
technical knockout (n) (Boxing) K.O. (m) técnico
In beating Galvano on a technical knockout at the end of the third round, Benn became the first Briton to both world titles
technical support (n) (Comput) (servicio (m) de) asistencia (f) técnica
A record one million copies of Windows 95 software were sold in the first four days following its much-hyped launch, Microsoft said last night. Calls for technical support, at more than 20,000 a day, were also running at record levels Technical support for the system will be built into the future versions of the Microsoft Web browser, Internet Explorer Make sure you ask what hours the technical-support desk operates
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