I. noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1926 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
II. transitive verb (specced or spec'd; speccing) Date: 1965 to write specifications for III. abbreviation 1. special; specialist 2. specifically

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  • SPEC — steht für: Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation Spec ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Werner Spec (* 1958), deutscher Politiker (parteilos) Spec steht für: Spezifikation (von engl. specification) Die Abkürzung Spec steht für: das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • spec — er, specker, n. /spek/, n, adj., v., spec d or specked or specced, spec ing or specking or speccing. n. 1. Usually, specs. specification (def. 2). 2. speculation. 3. on spec, made, built, or done with hopes of but no assurance of payment or a… …   Universalium

  • Spec — steht für: Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation Spec steht für: Spezifikation (von engl. specification) spec. steht für: eine nicht näher bezeichnete Spezies in der biologischen Systematik als Zusatz hinter dem wissenschaftlichen Namen der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • şpec — s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ŞPEC s.n. (Poligr.) Surplus de materie lucrată. [< germ. Speck]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.10.2005. Sursa: DN  şpec s.m. (înv. şi reg.) …   Dicționar Român

  • spec — / spek/ vt specced or spec d / spekt/, spec·cing, / spe kiŋ/: to write specifications for Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • spec — [spek] n informal [Sense: 1; Date: 1900 2000; Origin: specification] [Sense: 2; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: speculation] [Sense: 3; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: spectacles] 1.) [C usually plural] a detailed instruction about how a building, car, piece… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spec — Ⅰ. spec [1] ► NOUN (in phrase on spec) informal ▪ in the hope of success but without any specific preparation or plan. ORIGIN abbreviation of speculation. Ⅱ. spec [2] ► NOUN informal ▪ …   English terms dictionary

  • SPEC —   [Abk. für Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation, dt. »Gesellschaft für Standardleistungsbewertung«], eine 1988 von einer kleinen Gruppe von Workstation Händlern gegründete Organisation damals noch unter dem Namen »System Performance… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • spec — spec1 [spek] n. [Informal] short for Informal 1. SPECIFICATION (sense 2) 2. SPECULATION (sense 2) on spec Informal 1. according to specification(s) 2. as a speculation or gam …   English World dictionary

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