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term of art

Medtalk A word or phrase with a precise definition in a particular field or specialty–eg, 'ugly' in oncology, 'satellite' in molecular biology or 'significant' in statistics
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The author is extremely knowledgeable about sailing ships and the only, very minor, criticism is that there is a slight surfeit of technical terminology.
He does so in terms that readers can easily grasp, and he carefully explains the technical terminology of late medieval rhetoric with which Luther was most familiar.
For those interested in more technical terminology, the process of transmitting the genetic code from DNA to RNA is called transcription.
successfully integrates highly technical terminology with elegant writing while conversing with a wide array of current scholarship.
The accounting profession is characterized by an exclusive language composed of technical terminology that often confounds nonaccountants.
They often need specialist knowledge, such as technical terminology or may have to research legal, technical or scientific terms to ensure a correct translation.
They often need specialist knowledge, such as technical terminology, or may have to research legal, technical or scientific terms to ensure a correct translation.
In order that the material be accessible to attorneys and other interested parties, technical terminology is avoided.
It works with most access points and routers, and requires no hexadecimal WEP keys or technical terminology during installation.
Traditional Spanish labelling tends to be ornate and full of technical terminology, making the wines difficult for consumers to understand and buy with confidence," says sales director Peter Bisley, "Our Precioso brand is a fresh, modern take on the classic Rioja: the label is clean, simple and jargon-free, free, giving the wine a contemporary look and feel.
In the foreword, John Beloff points out that all scientific areas have their own specialized, technical terminology.
Nina Waratani, a marketer for Isis Research Japan Limited writes, "We all handle our own translation work--as it is very specialized requiring understanding of technical terminology and understanding of our industry--very hard for [translation companies] to understand and translate.

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