[spes-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌspɛs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
the act of specifying.
Usually, specifications. a detailed description or assessment of requirements, dimensions, materials, etc., as of a proposed building, machine, bridge, etc.
a particular item, aspect, calculation, etc., in such a description.
something specified, as in a bill of particulars; a specified particular, item, or article.
an act of making specific.
the state of having a specific character.
the act or an instance of specifying
(in patent law) a written statement accompanying an application for a patent that describes the nature of an invention
a detailed description of the criteria for the constituents, construction, appearance, performance, etc, of a material, apparatus, etc, or of the standard of workmanship required in its manufacture
an item, detail, etc, specified
(spec) A document describing how some system should work.
noun, Physics. 1. the ratio of the charge on a particle to the mass of the particle. specific charge noun 1. (physics) the charge-to-mass ratio of an elementary particle
noun, Electricity. 1. conductivity (def 2). conductivity [kon-duhk-tiv-i-tee] /ˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun, plural conductivities. 1. Physics. the property or power of conducting heat, electricity, or sound. 2. Also called specific conductance. Electricity. a measure of the ability of a given substance to conduct electric current, equal to the reciprocal of the resistance of the […]
- Specific dynamic action
specific dynamic action n. Abbr. SDA An increase in the production of heat caused by the ingestion of food, especially proteins.
noun, Physics. 1. the ratio of the density of any substance to the density of some other substance taken as standard, water being the standard for liquids and solids, and hydrogen or air being the standard for gases. specific gravity noun 1. the ratio of the density of a substance to that of water See […]