specs


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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 ?
She caught up her knitting, which had dropped out of her hands, gave me a sharp look through her specs, and said, in her short way, `Finish the chapter, and don't be impertinent, miss'.
And I'll tell yer more 'n all," said Andy; "I specs you'd better be making tracks for dem hosses,--mighty sudden, too, for I hearn Missis 'quirin' arter yer,--so you've stood foolin' long enough.
Now, you see, get all dese yer hosses loose, caperin' permiscus round dis yer lot and down to de wood dar, and I spec Mas'r won't be off in a hurry.
Then did Miss Patty lay down her knitting, take off her specs, rub them, put them on again, and for the first time look at Anne as at a human being.
That guy with the specs was I, and I got my face mashed, too, though I had the presence of mind to take off my glasses at the first.
The neighbour ran, and in came a brisk little old lady in cap and specs, with a bundle of herbs under her arm, which she at once applied in all sorts of funny ways, explaining their virtues as she clapped a plantain poultice here, put a pounded catnip plaster there, or tied a couple of mullein leaves round the sufferer's throat.
The uniform may not meet appearance standards and specs set forth in AR 670-1, Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia.
The announcement by MoDOT about its new shingles spec puts Missouri in a lead role to further the development of shingle recycling throughout the country.
A common tactic is to call in three or four vendors, run them through a dog and pony show with no specs or only the most vague of specs, run a test or two, a pilot or two and, viola, the IRA or Justice has a new software standard which was achieved in a manner similar to palm reading or looking at birth signs.
Within a month or so, we plan to move five more categories of machinery specs from the Handbook to the web.
Drives that have been offered for a while with slower (but still more-than-merely-acceptable) performance specs are now widely available at attractively lower prices.
We called up Specs and told him that the technique had changed over the years (after he went blind) and that the first baseman was now setting up at the inside back corner of the bag.