a visible incorporeal spirit, especially one of a terrifying nature; ghost; phantom; apparition.
some object or source of terror or dread:
the specter of disease or famine.
[spek-tuh-noh-mahy-sin] /ˌspɛk tə noʊˈmaɪ sɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an antibiotic drug, C 1 4 H 2 4 N 2 O 7 , produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces spectabilis, used in the treatment of susceptible gonorrhea. spectinomycin spec·ti·no·my·cin (spěk’tə-nō-mī’sĭn) n. A broad-spectrum antibiotic obtained from a species of gram-negative bacteria or produced synthetically, used especially in […]
noun 1. Phil. born 1940, US record producer and songwriter, noted for the densely orchestrated “Wall of Sound” in his work with groups such as the Ronettes and the Crystals; convicted in 2009 for the second-degree murder (2003) of actress Lana Clarkson
noun 1. a plural of spectrum. noun, plural spectra [spek-truh] /ˈspɛk trə/ (Show IPA), spectrums. 1. Physics. an array of entities, as light waves or particles, ordered in accordance with the magnitudes of a common physical property, as wavelength or mass: often the band of colors produced when sunlight is passed through a prism, comprising […]
adjective 1. of or relating to a specter; ghostly; phantom. 2. resembling or suggesting a specter. 3. of, relating to, or produced by a spectrum or spectra. 4. resembling or suggesting a spectrum or spectra. adjective 1. of or like a spectre 2. of or relating to a spectrum: spectral colours 3. (physics) (of a […]