spec


1spec

noun \ˈspek\

: a detailed description of work to be done or materials to be used in a project ( US )

Full Definition of SPEC

1
:  specification —usually used in plural; also :  a single quantity (as a dimension or a measure of performance) describing a product especially as part of a specification
2
:  speculation <built the house on spec>

Examples of SPEC

  1. parts built according to spec

Origin of SPEC

by alteration
First Known Use: 1926

2spec

transitive verb
specced or spec'd \ˈspekt\ spec·cing

Definition of SPEC

:  to write specifications for

First Known Use of SPEC

1965

3spec

abbreviation

Definition of SPEC

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