pertaining to or of the nature of a spasm; characterized by spasms.
resembling a spasm or spasms; sudden but brief; sporadic:
spasmodic efforts at reform.
given to or characterized by bursts of excitement.
taking place in sudden brief spells
of or characterized by spasms
spasmodic spas·mod·ic (spāz-mŏd’ĭk)
Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.
Happening intermittently; fitful.
Given to sudden outbursts of energy or of feeling; excitable.
noun 1. Usually, specs. specification (def 2). 2. speculation. adjective 3. built, done, bought, etc., as a speculation: the construction of spec houses. verb (used with object), spec’d or specked or specced, spec’ing or specking or speccing. 4. to provide specifications for: Their newest truck was spec’d by a computer. Idioms 5. on spec, made, […]
benchmark A benchmark result derived from the results of a set of CPU intensive floating-point benchmarks from SPEC (the geometric mean of the 14 SPEC ratios of CFP92). SPECfp92 can be used to estimate a machine’s single-tasking performance on floating-point code. Results (ftp://ftp.nosc.mil/pub/aburto/specfp92.tbl). (1994-11-14)
- Spec grav
spec grav specific gravity
- Spec house
noun See model home spec house a house built on speculation that a buyer will be found