Definitions

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  • adjective Not technical.

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  • adjective not characteristic of or skilled in applied arts and sciences

Etymologies

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un- +‎ technical

Examples

  • These numbers reflect the enormous electromechanical leverage the computers hold over the road—particularly the active antiroll hydraulics—but the experience behind the wheel is decidedly untechnical, a kind of sinister and primal euphoria.

    Porsche's Magnificent First Stab at the New 911

  • I'm sure it's ridiculously easy, but I'm ridiculously untechnical.

    Favor for Wolf Moon?

  • This nave ideology, that federal laboratories such as NASA should be run like a private business with the cold, untechnical perspective of a bean-counter, tragically contributed to the Columbia disaster and led to the subsequent hurried and flawed planning for President Bush's Vision for Space Exploration.

    NASA Watch: November 2008 Archives

  • This nave ideology, that federal laboratories such as NASA should be run like a private business with the cold, untechnical perspective of a bean-counter, tragically contributed to the Columbia disaster and led to the subsequent hurried and flawed planning for President Bush's Vision for Space Exploration.

    IFPTE on Election 2008 - NASA Watch

  • Also known as Mousse Metra, Veramoss, or more rigorously, methyl 2,4-dihydroxy-3,6-dimethylbenzoate, the scent of Evernyl was described in Stephan Jellinek's classic technical text Perfumery: Practice and Principles with a single, oddly untechnical word: "dusty".

    Olfactive Oakmoss Exhibition at Cabinet in Brooklyn

  • Also known as Mousse Metra, Veramoss, or more rigorously, methyl 2,4-dihydroxy-3,6-dimethylbenzoate, the scent of Evernyl was described in Stephan Jellinek's classic technical text Perfumery: Practice and Principles with a single, oddly untechnical word: "dusty".

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • That's probably a terribly untechnical and imprecise way of asking, Can she take a term that she didn't invent and that everyone has been using freely for months and actually get legal protection for it?

    Trademarking "Octomom."

  • And it's especially confusing when, as Juan Cole rightly points out in his blog, the English version floating around the electronic ether is in some places "so untechnical as to be useless."

    Mark Levine: Iraq's Constitution: And the Winner is��� the United States?

  • This nave ideology, that federal laboratories such as NASA should be run like a private business with the cold, untechnical perspective of a bean-counter, tragically contributed to the Columbia disaster and led to the subsequent hurried and flawed planning for President Bush's Vision for Space Exploration.

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: November 2008 Archives

  • This nave ideology, that federal laboratories such as NASA should be run like a private business with the cold, untechnical perspective of a bean-counter, tragically contributed to the Columbia disaster and led to the subsequent hurried and flawed planning for President Bush's Vision for Space Exploration.

    NASA Watch: Election 2008: November 2008 Archives

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