a person who is engaged in commercial or financial speculation.
a person who makes advance purchases of tickets, as to games or theatrical performances, that are likely to be in demand, for resale later at a higher price.
a person who is devoted to mental speculation.
a person who speculates
(NZ, rugby) an undirected kick of the ball
noun, plural specula [spek-yuh-luh] /ˈspɛk yə lə/ (Show IPA), speculums. 1. a mirror or reflector, especially one of polished metal, as on a reflecting telescope. 2. speculum metal. 3. Surgery. an instrument for rendering a part accessible to observation, as by enlarging an orifice. 4. Ornithology. a lustrous or specially colored area on the wings […]
- Speculum forceps
speculum forceps n. A type of tubular forceps for use through a speculum.
noun 1. any of several bronze alloys with a high tin content, often containing other materials, as silver, brass, lead, zinc, or arsenic, used for making mirrors and reflectors. speculum metal noun 1. a white hard brittle corrosion-resistant alloy of copper (55–70 per cent) and tin with smaller amounts of other metals. It takes a […]
verb 1. a simple past tense and past participle of speed. noun 1. rapidity in moving, going, traveling, proceeding, or performing; swiftness; celerity: the speed of light; the speed of sound. 2. relative rapidity in moving, going, etc.; rate of motion or progress: full speed ahead. 3. full, maximum, or optimum rate of motion: The […]