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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

specspɛk(n.; v.)spec'd; specked; specced, spec'•ing; speck•ing; spec•cing.

  1. (n.)Usu., specs.

    Category: Informal

    Ref: specification (defs. 2, 3). 2 4

  2. speculation.

    Category: Informal

  3. (v.t.)to provide specifications for.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Idioms for spec:

  1. on spec, made, built, or done with hopes of but no assurance of payment or a sale.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

Origin of spec:

1940–45; by shortening


  1. special.

  2. specially.

  3. specifically.

  4. specification.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. specification, spec(noun)

    a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work


  1. spec(Noun)

    short form of specification

  2. spec(Noun)

    short form of speculation

  3. spec(Noun)

    short form of specialization

  4. spec(Noun)

    short form of special

  5. spec(Noun)

    a special place (for hiding or viewing)

  6. spec(Verb)

    To specify, especially in a formal specification document.

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