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  • verb Present participle of specify.

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Examples

  • However, if there is only one plan that the user can choose, we show a label specifying the one plan they're getting instead of showing them a list of one.

    RubyCorner

  • My Build function works like Loft, but gives me much more flexibility in specifying elements like tubes and polygons and how they are repeated on the contour grid.

    Wolfram Blog : Twisted Architecture

  • Be precise in specifying your location with a site like that.

    Personal Tech Live with Rob Pegoraro

  • This Labour government has time after time fallen prey to sharp suited, fast talking IT consultancy companies and their lack of expertise in specifying what they require from a system has been found out time after time.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • This Labour government has time after time fallen prey to sharp suited, fast talking IT consultancy companies and their lack of expertise in specifying what they require from a system has been found out time after time.

    The NHS is the envy of the world

  • Most of the progress made in specifying methods to decide if all the different cognitive tests are actually testing the same thing has come from brain studies.

    Bunny and a Book

  • Users are allowed some flexibility in specifying their preferred mode of interaction with the resources.

    Creating, Managing & Pres. Dig. Assets: Macaulay Library – Animal Sound & Video Catalog

  • Users are allowed some flexibility in specifying their preferred mode of interaction with the resources.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Behe was very clear in specifying a single mutation shifting two amino acids that is required to BECOME (not to simply BE clinically) resistant.

    Behe Responds

  • The government should NOT be involved in specifying where people can or cannot smoke in private locations.

    Sound Politics: "Seattle students getting junk-food fix elsewhere"

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  • One of the two kinds of relationship of a predicative complement (PC) to its predicand (the subject) after the verb 'be'. A specifying use specifies what the predicand is identical with, and the PC can normally be swapped with the subject: for example, 'Mary is my tutor', 'My tutor is Mary'. The other kind of use is the ascriptive.

    July 29, 2008