Specification meaning

spĕsə-fĭ-kāshən
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The definition of a specification is a precise requirement, or a detailed description of workmanship, materials or processes.

A mandate that only domestic plywood be used in the construction of your home is an example of a specification.

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An explicit set of requirements to be satisfied by a material, product, or service.
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The act of specifying; detailed mention or definition.
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The act of specifying.
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An exact written description of an invention by an applicant for a patent.
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Something specified; specified item, particular, etc.
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A definition (layout, blueprint, design) of hardware or software. See specs and functional specification.
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A description of something that is sufficiently detailed to provide someone with all the information necessary to manufacture it. See also standard.
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Origin of specification

  • From Medieval Latin specificationem (accusative of specificatio)

    From Wiktionary