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speck

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part
  • a lizard with specks of white against a green body

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3 a very small piece
  • a speck of dust was preventing the laser from reading the disc

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speck

verb

Synonyms of speck (Entry 2 of 2)

to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • dirt that had specked the windows of the factory for ages

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The first known use of speck was before the 12th century

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“Speck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/speck. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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