technicality

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tech·ni·cal·i·ty / ˌtekniˈkalitē/ • n. (pl. -ties) a point of law or a small detail of a set of rules: their convictions were overturned on a technicality. ∎  (technicalities) the specific details or terms belonging to a particular field: he has great expertise in the technicalities of the game. ∎  the state of being technical; the use of technical terms or methods: the extreme technicality of the proposed constitution.

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