American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal Eyeglasses; spectacles.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A colloquial contraction of spectacles.
- n. optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
“In place of some Hollywood voluptuary, she gives us a Cleopatra who is a working queen and ruler: at one point we even see her in specs sitting at a desk signing state papers.”
“We tried to show the client had a lot to do with it too -- refusing to take accountability for changes in specs, delayed decisions, contradictory information -- but it just made things worse.”
“Building according to LEED specs is the norm for big corporations.”
“Click here for a list of the full specs from the Seagate website.”
“ALSO – it comes completely insulated with SIPs, insulated glass windows and according to the specs is quite weather-tight.”
“Matching specs is a waste of time unless you REALLY know what is under the hood.”
“Model funds still looking to buy Aud/Usd; leveraged names and shorter-term specs on the offer.”
“Short-term specs booking profit on Usd/Jpy longs; good interest on dips below 93.00.”
“What I can guess from the subtitle specs above is that UK and EU share release, and it would surprise me if the UK will have both cuts AND swedish subtitles when the swedish release only have one cut.”
“Short-term specs selling Aussie and Kiwi; model funds on the bid.”
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