HyperDic: specification

English > 4 senses of the word specification:
NOUNcommunicationspecification, speca detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
communicationspecificationnaming explicitly
communicationspecification(patent law) a document drawn up by the applicant for a patent of invention that provides an explicit and detailed description of the nature and use of an invention
actspecification, stipulationa restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
specification > pronunciation
Soundsspeh.sihfihkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > specification: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
Synonymspec
Narrowercomputer architectureThe art of assembling logical elements into a computing device
network architecturespecification of design principles (including data formats and procedures) for creating a network configuration of data processors
Broaderdescription, verbal descriptionA statement that represents something in words
Spanishespecificación
Catalanespecificació
Verbsspecifyspecify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement
English > specification: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningnaming explicitly.
BroadernamingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of naming
Spanishespecificación
Verbsspecifyselect something or someone for a specific purpose
English > specification: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(patent law) a document drawn up by the applicant for a patent of invention that provides an explicit and detailed description of the nature and use of an invention.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
English > specification: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement.
Synonymstipulation
Broaderrestriction, confinementThe act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
Spanishdeterminación, especificación, estipulación
Catalandeterminació, especificació, estipulació
Verbsspecifyspecify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement

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