Meaning of speck

speck

Pronunciation: (spek), [key]
— n.
  1. a small spot differing in color or substance from that of the surface or material upon which it appears or lies: Specks of soot on the window sill.
  2. a very little bit or particle: We haven't a speck of sugar.
  3. something appearing small by comparison or by reason of distance: By then the town was just a speck.
—v.t.
  1. to mark with, or as with, a speck or specks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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