Specing



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, built, or done with hopes of but no assurance of payment or a sale; without commitment by a client or buyer:
ad illustrations done on spec; luxury homes built on spec and sold before completion.
noun
1.
on spec, as a speculation or gamble: all the tickets were sold so I went to the theatre on spec
adjective
2.
(prenominal) (Austral & NZ) speculative: a spec developer
spec
1.
speculation
2.
write specifications for
see: on spec

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