technical term


technical term
A word that has a specific meaning within a specific field of expertise.

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  • technical term — index technicality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Term — Term, n. [F. terme, L. termen, inis, terminus, a boundary limit, end; akin to Gr. ?, ?. See {Thrum} a tuft, and cf. {Terminus}, {Determine}, {Exterminate}.] 1. That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Term fee — Term Term, n. [F. terme, L. termen, inis, terminus, a boundary limit, end; akin to Gr. ?, ?. See {Thrum} a tuft, and cf. {Terminus}, {Determine}, {Exterminate}.] 1. That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Term — may refer to: *Term (computers) or terminal emulator, a program that emulates a video terminal *Term (language) or terminology, a word or compound word used in a specific context *Term (mathematics), a component of a mathematical expression… …   Wikipedia

  • term — term1 W1S1 [tə:m US tə:rm] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 in terms of something 2 in general/practical/financial etc terms 3¦(word)¦ 4¦(period of time)¦ 5¦(school/university)¦ 6¦(end)¦ 7 come to terms with something 8¦(conditions)¦ 9¦(relationship)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • term — The period of time during which a contract is in force. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. term term 1 [tɜːm ǁ tɜːrm] noun 1. [countable] a word or expression that has a particular meaning, especially in a technical or scientific subject:… …   Financial and business terms

  • technical — tech|ni|cal [ teknıkl ] adjective *** ▸ 1 involving science ▸ 2 using difficult language ▸ 3 relating to machine ▸ 4 relating to skills ▸ 5 following rule strictly 1. ) involving science or industry: technical experts The job requires someone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • technical */*/*/ — UK [ˈteknɪk(ə)l] / US adjective 1) involving science or industry technical experts The job requires someone with specialized scientific and technical knowledge. 2) technical language is difficult to understand for people who do not know a lot… …   English dictionary

  • term of art — archaic : a word or phrase having a specific signification in a particular art, craft, or department of knowledge : a technical term * * * term of art A technical word • • • Main Entry: ↑art term of art noun A term having a special meaning in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • term — I n. expression, word 1) abstract; bold; clear; flattering; general; glowing; vague terms (she described him in glowing terms) 2) a general; generic; legal; technical term 3) in terms (to speak in general terms) 4) (misc.) a contradiction in… …   Combinatory dictionary


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