Definitions of specific
a. - Of or pertaining to a species; characterizing or constituting a species; possessing the peculiar property or properties of a thing which constitute its species, and distinguish it from other things; as, the specific form of an animal or a plant; the specific qualities of a drug; the specific distinction between virtue and vice. 2
a. - Specifying; definite, or making definite; limited; precise; discriminating; as, a specific statement. 2
a. - Exerting a peculiar influence over any part of the body; preventing or curing disease by a peculiar adaption, and not on general principles; as, quinine is a specific medicine in cases of malaria. 2
n. - A specific remedy. See Specific, a., 3. 2
a. - Anything having peculiar adaption to the purpose to which it is applied. 2
The word "specific" uses 8 letters: C C E F I I P S.
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