Meaning of specification

spec•i•fi•ca•tion

Pronunciation: (spes"u-fi-kā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of specifying.
  2. Usually,a detailed description or assessment of requirements, dimensions, materials, etc., as of a proposed building, machine, bridge, etc.
  3. a particular item, aspect, calculation, etc., in such a description.
  4. something specified, as in a bill of particulars; a specified particular, item, or article.
  5. an act of making specific.
  6. the state of having a specific character.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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