be specific
index describe, designate, enumerate, itemize, pinpoint

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  • specific — 01. I don t know what you mean. Can you be a bit more [specific] about what problems your car is having? 02. If you look at the [specifications] for this new sound system, you will see that they are quite impressive. 03. Politicians never get… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • specific — [spə sɪfɪk] adjective 1》 clearly defined or identified.     ↘precise and clear: when ordering goods be specific.     ↘relating uniquely to a particular subject. 2》 Biology relating to or connected with species or a species. 3》 (of a duty or a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Specific heat capacity — Specific heat capacity, also known simply as specific heat, is the measure of the heat energy required to increase the temperature of a unit quantity of a substance by a certain temperature interval. The term originated primarily through the work …   Wikipedia

  • Specific impulse — (usually abbreviated I sp) is a way to describe the efficiency of rocket and jet engines. It represents the impulse (change in momentum) per unit of propellant. The higher the specific impulse, the less propellant is needed to gain a given amount …   Wikipedia

  • Specific performance — is an order of a court which requires a party to perform a specific act, usually what is stated in a contract. It is an alternative to award/ for awarding damages, and is classed as an equitable remedy commonly used in the form of injunctive… …   Wikipedia

  • specific performance — see performance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. specific performance …   Law dictionary

  • Specific storage — (Ss), storativity (S), specific yield (Sy) and specific capacity are material physical properties that characterize the capacity of an aquifer to release groundwater from storage in response to a decline in hydraulic head. For that reason they… …   Wikipedia

  • Specific thrust — is a term used in Gas Turbine Engineering to show the relative bulk of a jet engine (e.g. turbojet, turbofan, etc) and is defined as the ratio: net thrust/total intake airflow. Low specific thrust enginesA modern civil turbofan has a low specific …   Wikipedia

  • Specific fuel consumption (thrust) — Specific fuel consumption, often shortened to SFC, or TSFC is an engineering term that is used to describe the fuel efficiency of an engine design with respect to thrust output. It allows the efficiency of different sized engines to be directly… …   Wikipedia

  • Specific gravity — is defined as the ratio of the density of a given solid or liquid substance to the density of water at a specific temperature and pressure, typically at 4°C (39°F) and convert|1|atm|inHg|2|abbr=on|lk=on , making it a dimensionless quantity (see… …   Wikipedia

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