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spec

noun \ ˈspek \
Updated on: 11 Apr 2018

Definition of spec

1 : specification usually used in plural; also : a single quantity (such 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 in a Sentence

  1. parts built according to spec

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Origin and Etymology of spec

by alteration


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spec

verb

Definition of spec

specced or spec'd play \ˈspekt\; speccing
: to write specifications for

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First Known Use of spec

1965


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spec

abbreviation

Definition of spec



SPEC Defined for English Language Learners

spec

Definition of spec for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

spec

transitive verb \ ˈspek \

legal Definition of spec

specced or spec'd play \ˈspekt\; speccing \ˈspe-kiŋ\
: to write specifications for

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