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TECH'NICAL, adjective [Latin technicus; Gr. art, artifice; to fabricate, make or prepare.]

1. Pertaining to art or the arts. A technical word is a word that belongs properly or exclusively to an art; as the verb to smelt, belongs to metallurgy. So we say, technical phrases, technical language. Every artificer has his technical terms.

2. Belonging to a particular profession; as, the words of an indictment must be technical

It is of the utmost importance clearly to understand the technical terms used by the eastern theologians.