Usually, specs. specification (def 2).
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.
to provide specifications for:
Their newest truck was spec’d by a computer.
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.
a small spot differing in color or substance from that of the surface or material upon which it appears or lies:
Specks of soot on the window sill.
a very little bit or particle:
We haven’t a speck of sugar.
something appearing small by comparison or by reason of distance:
By then the town was just a speck.
verb (used with object)
to mark with, or as with, a speck or specks.
on spec, as a speculation or gamble: all the tickets were sold so I went to the theatre on spec
(prenominal) (Austral & NZ) speculative: a spec developer
a very small mark or spot
a small or tiny piece of something
(transitive) to mark with specks or spots
write specifications for
see: on spec
noun 1. a small speck, spot, or mark, as on skin. 2. speckled coloring or marking. verb (used with object), speckled, speckling. 3. to mark with or as with speckles. noun 1. a small or slight mark usually of a contrasting colour, as on the skin, a bird’s plumage, or eggs verb 2. (transitive) to […]
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