Critical

имя прилагательное 1) разборчивый, требовательный, критический; неодобрительный Синоним(ы): censorious, faultfinding 2) литературоведение занимающийся критикой, относящийся к критике Например: Molire is only critical by accident. (J. Morley, Voltaire, 1886) — Мольер занимался критикой лишь по случаю. 3) переломный, решающий, критический Например: critical test — решающее испытание Синоним(ы): crucial, decisive, deciding 4) медицина критический, кризисный - critical care medicine - critical care unit - critical list 5) важный, насущный, необходимый Например: a component critical to the operation of a machine — деталь, необходимая для работы механизма Синоним(ы): indispensable, vital 6) физика критический Например: critical mass — критическая масса

Большой англо-русский словарь

Critical

критический, дефицитный [ресурс]; важный, решающий, ответственный

Англо-русский словарь компьютерных терминов

Critical

1) критический, решающий 2) критичный 3) ответственный, важный, крайне необходимый 4) переходный - diametrically critical - directly critical - feebly critical

Англо-русский научно-технический словарь

Critical

adjective 1. a. of, relating to, or being a turning point or specially important juncture
Example: a critical phase: as (1) relating to or being the stage of a disease at which an abrupt change for better or worse may be expected; also being or relating to an illness or condition involving danger of death
Example: critical care
Example: a patient listed in critical condition (2) relating to or being a state in which or a measurement or point at which some quality, property, or phenomenon suffers a definite change
Example: critical temperature b. crucial, decisive
Example: a critical test c. indispensable, vital
Example: a critical waterfowl habitat
Example: a component critical to the operation of a machine d. being in or approaching a state of crisis
Example: a critical shortage
Example: a critical situation 2. a. inclined to criticize severely and unfavorably b. consisting of or involving criticism
Example: critical writings; also of or relating to the judgment of critics
Example: the play was a critical success c. exercising or involving careful judgment or judicious evaluation
Example: critical thinking d. including variant readings and scholarly emendations
Example: a critical edition 3. a. of sufficient size to sustain a chain reaction — used of a mass of fissionable material
Example: a critical mass b. sustaining a nuclear chain reaction
Example: the reactor went criticalcriticality nouncritically adverbcriticalness noun Synonyms: critical, hypercritical, faultfinding, captious, carping, censorious mean inclined to look for and point out faults and defects. critical may also imply an effort to see a thing clearly and truly in order to judge it fairly
Example: a critical essay. hypercritical suggests a tendency to judge by unreasonably strict standards
Example: hypercritical disparagement of other people's work. faultfinding implies a querulous or exacting temperament
Example: a faultfinding reviewer. captious suggests a readiness to detect trivial faults or raise objections on trivial grounds
Example: a captious critic. carping implies an ill-natured or perverse picking of flaws
Example: a carping editorial. censorious implies a disposition to be severely critical and condemnatory
Example: the censorious tone of the review. Synonym: see in addition acute.

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