Meaning of SPEC in English

SPEC

transcription, транскрипция: [ spek ]

( specs)

1.

Someone’s specs are their glasses. ( INFORMAL )

...a young businessman in his specs and suit.

N-PLURAL : also a pair of N

2.

The spec for something, especially a machine or vehicle, is its design and the features included in it. ( INFORMAL )

The standard spec includes stainless steel holding tanks.

= specification

N-COUNT

3.

If you do something on spec , you do it hoping to get something that you want, but without being asked or without being certain to get it. ( INFORMAL )

When searching for a job Adrian favours networking and writing letters on spec.

PHRASE : PHR after v

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