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speck

 (spĕk)
n.
1. A small spot, mark, or discoloration.
2. A tiny amount; a bit: not a speck of truth in her story.
tr.v. specked, speck·ing, specks
To mark with specks.

[Middle English specke, from Old English specca.]

speck

(spɛk)
n
1. a very small mark or spot
2. a small or tiny piece of something
vb
(tr) to mark with specks or spots
[Old English specca; related to Middle Dutch spekelen to sprinkle]

speck

(spɛk)

n.
1. a small spot differing in color or substance from that of the surface or material upon which it appears or lies.
2. a very little bit or particle.
3. something appearing small by comparison or by reason of distance.
v.t.
4. to mark with or as if with specks.
[before 900; Old English specca; compare speckle]

speck


Past participle: specked
Gerund: specking

Imperative
speck
speck
Present
I speck
you speck
he/she/it specks
we speck
you speck
they speck
Preterite
I specked
you specked
he/she/it specked
we specked
you specked
they specked
Present Continuous
I am specking
you are specking
he/she/it is specking
we are specking
you are specking
they are specking
Present Perfect
I have specked
you have specked
he/she/it has specked
we have specked
you have specked
they have specked
Past Continuous
I was specking
you were specking
he/she/it was specking
we were specking
you were specking
they were specking
Past Perfect
I had specked
you had specked
he/she/it had specked
we had specked
you had specked
they had specked
Future
I will speck
you will speck
he/she/it will speck
we will speck
you will speck
they will speck
Future Perfect
I will have specked
you will have specked
he/she/it will have specked
we will have specked
you will have specked
they will have specked
Future Continuous
I will be specking
you will be specking
he/she/it will be specking
we will be specking
you will be specking
they will be specking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been specking
you have been specking
he/she/it has been specking
we have been specking
you have been specking
they have been specking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been specking
you will have been specking
he/she/it will have been specking
we will have been specking
you will have been specking
they will have been specking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been specking
you had been specking
he/she/it had been specking
we had been specking
you had been specking
they had been specking
Conditional
I would speck
you would speck
he/she/it would speck
we would speck
you would speck
they would speck
Past Conditional
I would have specked
you would have specked
he/she/it would have specked
we would have specked
you would have specked
they would have specked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.speck - a very small spotspeck - a very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"
maculation, patch, speckle, dapple, fleck, spot - a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
2.speck - (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anythingspeck - (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
grain - a relatively small granular particle of a substance; "a grain of sand"; "a grain of sugar"
grinding - material resulting from the process of grinding; "vegetable grindings clogged the drain"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
chylomicron - a microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion; in the bloodstream they release their fatty acids into the blood
flyspeck - a tiny dark speck made by the excrement of a fly
identification particle - a tiny particle of material that can be added to a product to indicate the source of manufacture
3.speck - a slight but appreciable amountspeck - a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
snuff - a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
Verb1.speck - produce specks in or on; "speck the cloth"
mark - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

speck

noun
1. mark, spot, dot, stain, blot, fleck, speckle, mote There is a speck of blood by his ear.
2. particle, bit, grain, dot, atom, shred, mite, jot, modicum, whit, tittle, iota He leaned forward and brushed a speck of dust off his shoes.

speck

noun
1. A very small mark:
verb
To mark with many small spots:
Translations
بُقْعَه، لَطْخَهذَرَّه
skvrnkasmítko
fnugpletstænk
bletturögn
dėmelėdulkelėšapelistaškelis
drumsladrupataplankumsputeklītistraips
fliačikškvrnka
drobec
çok ufak parçaminicik lekezerre

speck

[spek]
A. N
1. (= small stain) → pequeña mancha f
2. (= particle) [of dust] → mota f
3. (= dot, point) → punto m
it's just a speck on the horizones un punto en el horizonte nada más
4. (= small portion) → pizca f
there's not a speck of truth in itno tiene ni pizca de verdad
just a speck, thanksun poquitín, gracias
B. VT = speckle

speck

[ˈspɛk] n
[dirt, mud, blood, ink] → petite tache f
[dust, soot] → grain m

speck

nFleck m; (of blood, paint, mud also)Spritzer m; (of dust)Körnchen nt; (of soot)Flocke f, → Flöckchen nt; (of gold, colour etc)Sprenkel m; (= small portion, of drink etc) → Tropfen m, → Tröpfchen nt; (of sugar, butter)kleines bisschen; (fig, of truth, confidence) → Fünkchen nt, → Quäntchen nt; a speck on the horizonein Punkt mor Pünktchen ntam Horizont
vt to be specked with blackschwarze Fleckchen haben; (bird, eyes etc) → schwarz gesprenkelt sein; his face was specked with dirter hatte Schmutzflecken im Gesicht; to be specked with bloodblutbespritzt sein

speck

[spɛk] n (of dust, dirt) → granello; (of ink, paint) → macchiolina, puntino
it was just a speck on the horizon → era solo un puntino all'orizzonte

speck

(spek) noun
1. a small spot or stain. a speck of ink.
2. a tiny piece (eg of dust).

speck

n. mácula, mancha.