- Spice is a strong scented plant substance, a strong scent or something that adds flavor.
- An example of a spice is nutmeg.
- An example of a spice is chili flakes.
- Spice is defined as to add seasoning or flavor.
An example of spice is grinding pepper over an egg dish.
- any of several vegetable substances, as cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, or pepper, used to season food; spices are usually dried for use and have distinctive flavors and aromas
- such substances collectively or as a material
- a spicy fragrance or aroma
- that which adds zest, piquancy, or interest
- Archaic a small bit; trace
Origin: Middle English from Old French espice from Classical Latin species (see species): inch(es) LL, wares, assorted goods, especially spices and drugs
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- a. Any of various pungent, aromatic plant substances, such as cinnamon or nutmeg, used to flavor foods or beverages.b. These substances considered as a group.
- Something that adds zest or flavor.
- A pungent aroma; a perfume.
- To season with spices.
- To add zest or flavor to.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French espice, from Late Latin speciēs, wares, spices, from Latin, kind; see species .
spice - Computer Definition
(Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) A program widely used to simulate the performance of analog electronic systems and mixed mode analog and digital systems. SPICE solves sets of non-linear differential equations in the frequency domain, steady state and time domain and can simulate the behavior of transistor and gate designs. Developed at the University of California at Berkeley in the mid-1970s, there are enhanced versions of SPICE provided by several software companies. PSpice is a version for personal computers such as DOS, Windows and Mac.
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