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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of specialize.
- adj. Highly skilled in a specific field.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. developed or designed for a special activity or function
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Now the GPU is about to take its next big leap to becoming specialized GPGPU (of course, we realize that the term specialized and general purpose are some what contradictory).
A doctor knows what he knows, and in our own age, his knowledge is increasingly specialized, which is to say narrow: he can treat ailments in certain parts of the body—which he does, day after day—but when it comes to other parts, he is altogether out of his depth; he performs certain procedures, but only them.
That era was characterized by certain specialized guilds in which afew skilled individuals dominated certain crafts like shoemaking and commanded large incomes while most of the inhabitants generally broke even finincially with a few exceptions.
The idea that people in specialized industries “become” hardwired and thus view things similarly strikes me as odd.
TM cases, but might suggest putting all IP in specialized courts to give those courts experience with all the different ways of incentivizing innovation.
This indicates that Mr. GUERRA had no subsequent training in specialized skills or abilities, and it specifically precludes any acquisition of martial arts skills, or assignment to duties or tasking as an INSTRUCTOR.
People in specialized communities need language that reflects the things they need to talk about.
There are certain specialized polls that do a better job, but on the main, the African-American turnout can be a surprise.
And there were only a few in specialized anti-McNabb shirts.
And most community colleges can't afford the state-of-the-art equipment needed for training in specialized fields.
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