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specs

also specks  (spĕks)
pl.n. Informal
Eyeglasses; spectacles.

specs

(spɛks)
pl n
1. (Medicine) short for spectacles
2. short for specifications. See specification

specs

(spɛks)

n.pl. Informal.
1. spectacles; eyeglasses.
2. specifications.
[1800–10; by shortening]

specs

(speks)
short for spectacles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.specs - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective visionspecs - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
bifocals - eyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision
nosepiece, bridge - the link between two lenses; rests on the nose
frame - the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
goggles - tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
lorgnette - eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
pince-nez - spectacles clipped to the nose by a spring
dark glasses, shades, sunglasses - spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun; "he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
brýle
briller
silmälasit
specifikacija
gleraugu
眼鏡
안경
brilles
specifikationer
แว่นตา
kính đeo mắt

specs

1 [speks] NPLgafas fpl, anteojos mpl (LAm), lentes mpl (LAm)

specs

[ˈspɛks] npllunettes fpl

specs

pl
(inf)Brille f

specs

[spɛks] npl (fam) → occhiali mpl

specs

نَظَّارَات brýle briller Brille ματογυάλια gafas silmälasit lunettes specifikacija occhiali 眼鏡 안경 bril briller okulary óculos очки specifikationer แว่นตา özellikler kính đeo mắt 眼镜
References in classic literature ?
The next day there were very few ships in sight from our mast-heads - seven at most, perhaps, with a few more distant specks, hull down, beyond the magic ring of the horizon.
Like a shepherd he herded his flock of golden specks so that not one should be lost.
Far away, across the meadows, they could now see two tiny specks, speeding one after the other; and they knew these specks must be the Griffin and the Saw-Horse.
You will get a better idea of the magnitude of the sidereal system, however, by remembering that, in comparison with it, the distances of our entire solar system are as mere specks.
The little group of black specks with the flag of white had been swept out of existence, and the stillness of the evening, so it seemed to me, had scarcely been broken.
A bugle note was heard, and a cluster of black specks was distinguishable against the snows of the upper heights.
In the blue vault of the heaven there had appeared three little specks which increased in size every moment, so rapidly did they approach.
It is something to squander and throw to the four winds, for the fun of seeing the golden specks fly.
Tom lay upon a sofa with an eager audi- tory about him and told the history of the wonderful adventure, putting in many striking additions to adorn it withal; and closed with a description of how he left Becky and went on an exploring expedition; how he followed two avenues as far as his kite-line would reach; how he followed a third to the fullest stretch of the kite-line, and was about to turn back when he glimpsed a far-off speck that looked like daylight; dropped the line and groped toward it, pushed his head and shoulders through a small hole, and saw the broad Mississippi rolling by
And yet, as he stood there watching the tiny speck in the east, another sigh heaved his broad chest, nor was it a sigh of relief, but rather a sensation which Tarzan had never expected to feel again and which he now disliked to admit even to himself.
I looked away down-stream, and seen a black speck on the water.
Then there came a black speck stealing across the broad rice-field and up the steep hill, a speck which in time took to itself the semblance of a man, a Kru boy, naked as he was born save for a ragged loin-cloth, and clutching something in his hand.