specification

noun spec·i·fi·ca·tion \ ˌspe-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən , ˌspes-fə- \

Definition of specification

1 :the act or process of specifying
2 a :a detailed precise presentation of something or of a plan or proposal for something usually used in plural
b :a statement of legal particulars (as of charges or of contract terms); also :a single item of such statement
c :a written description of an invention for which a patent is sought

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First Known Use of specification

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SPECIFICATION Defined for English Language Learners

specification

noun

Definition of specification for English Language Learners

  • : a detailed description of work to be done or materials to be used in a project : an instruction that says exactly how to do or make something


SPECIFICATION Defined for Kids

specification

noun spec·i·fi·ca·tion \ ˌspe-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of specification for Students

1 :the act or process of mentioning exactly and clearly
2 :a single item exactly and clearly mentioned
3 :a description of work to be done or materials to be used often used in pl.
  • building specifications

Law Dictionary

specification

noun spec·i·fi·ca·tion \ ˌspe-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

legal Definition of specification

:a detailed precise presentation of something or of a plan or proposal for something: as
a :a written statement containing a description of particulars (as of charges or contract terms)
b :a written description of an invention or discovery for which a patent is sought that embodies the manner and process of making and using the invention or discovery and concludes with a claim of that aspect for which the applicant demands credit
c :a written description of construction work to be done forming part of the contract usually used in pl.


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