Definitions for SPECIFICATIONˌspɛs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
spec•i•fi•ca•tionˌspɛs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of specifying.
Usu., specifications. a detailed description of requirements, dimensions, materials, etc., as of a proposed building.
something specified, as in a bill of particulars.
an act of making specific.
the state of having a specific character.
Origin of specification:
a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
(patent law) a document drawn up by the applicant for a patent of invention that provides an explicit and detailed description of the nature and use of an invention
a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
An explicit set of requirements to be satisfied by a material, product, or service.
Origin: From specificationem (accusative of specificatio)
the act of specifying or determining by a mark or limit; notation of limits
the designation of particulars; particular mention; as, the specification of a charge against an officer
a written statement containing a minute description or enumeration of particulars, as of charges against a public officer, the terms of a contract, the description of an invention, as in a patent; also, a single article, item, or particular, an allegation of a specific act, as in a charge of official misconduct
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