Monday, December 5, 2011


Technique = a way of doing something, especially one that requires special training. ‘Thanks to these new surgical techniques, patients spend far shorter periods in hospital.’

Technical = (1) involving or requiring detailed knowledge, especially of an industrial or scientific subject: ‘The flight was cancelled due to a technical problem.’ (2) connected with skills needed for a particular job, sports, art etc.: ‘The job requires proper technical training.’ (3) of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood: ‘Technical language’, ‘Highly technical matters are hardly suitable for common people.’

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