technical foul
noun Date: circa 1929 a foul (as in basketball) that involves no physical contact with an opponent and that usually is incurred by unsportsmanlike conduct — called also technical — compare personal foul

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • technical foul — Basketball. a foul committed by a player or coach, usually not involving physical contact with an opponent, called often for unsportsmanlike conduct, as holding on to the basket or using profanity, that gives the opposing team one or two free… …   Universalium

  • technical foul — noun Any infraction of the rules penalized as a foul which does not involve physical contact during the course of play between players on the court, or is a foul by a non player …   Wiktionary

  • technical foul — tech′nical foul′ n. spog a foul called in a game, as basketball, for unsportsmanlike conduct or delay of the game • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Foul — may refer to:*Foul (sports), an unfair or illegal sports act, including: **Foul (football), in football (soccer), an unfair act by a player as deemed by the referee **Professional foul, in football (soccer) or rugby, a deliberate act of foul play …   Wikipedia

  • technical — [tek′ni kəl] adj. [ TECHNIC + AL] 1. having to do with the practical, industrial, or mechanical arts or the applied sciences [a technical school] 2. of, used in, or peculiar to a specific science, art, profession, craft, etc.; specialized… …   English World dictionary

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