Complete Definition of "specific"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-specific.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. explicit or definite
  2. of, or relating to a species
  3. taxonomy pertaining to a taxon at the rank of species
  4. special, distinctive or unique
  5. intended for, or applying to a particular thing
  6. being a remedy for a particular disease
  7. (immunology) being limited to a particular antibody or antigen
  8. physics a value divided by the mass (e.g. specific volume)

Translations
trans-top|specific
Arabic: ARchar|ÙعÙÙ unicode|(moÊáyan)
Catalan: específic
Chinese: ç¹å®ç (tèdìng de)
Dutch: t+|nl|specifiek
Finnish: tietty (1), spesifinen (1)
French: t+|fr|spécifique
Galician: t-|gl|específico|xs=Galician m
German: t+|de|spezifisch
Greek: ειδοÏοιÏÏ (ethopiós) m
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Hungarian: t-|hu|sajátos, t-|hu|meghatározott
Italian: t+|it|specifico
Japanese: ç¹æ®ãª (ã¨ããããª, tokushu na)
Korean: í¹ì í (teukjeonghan)
Portuguese: t+|pt|específico
Russian: t-|ru|конкÑеÑнÑй|trkonkrétnyj|scCyrl
Spanish: t-|es|específico
Swedish: specifik
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Noun
specific (plural specifics)

  1. a remedy for a particular disorder
  2. a distinguishing attribute or quality

Derived terms
conspecific
gender-specific
infraspecific
interspecific
intraspecific
nonspecific
prostate-specific antigen
species-specific
specific charge
specific epithet
specific fuel consumption
specific name
specific gravity
specific heat
specific impulse
specific performance
specific resistance
specific thrust


Romanian

Etymology
F.|ro term|spécifique|lang=fr

Pronunciation
IPA|[spe'ʧi.fik]|lang=ro

Adjective
ro-adj|4

  1. l|en|specific

Declension
ro-adj-4

Antonyms
l|ro|nespecific

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