Definitions for "specific"
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.
Exerting a peculiar influence over any part of the body; preventing or curing disease by a peculiar adaptation, and not on general principles; as, quinine is a specific medicine in cases of malaria.
A specific remedy. See Specific, a., 3.
Applied to a physical quantity, especially a thermodynamic variable, usually means per unit mass. For example, specific volume is volume divided by mass, specific enthalpy is enthalpy divided by mass, and so on. Specific quantities are common in meteorology, and hence specific is often omitted as a qualifier, it being understood.
Award of Permanent Partial Disability benefits for one or more of an employee's specific body part(s) due to that employee's compensable work-related injury or occupational disease.
Restricted to a part icular individual, situation, relation, or effect. Free from ambiguity. [D03291] Webster
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stated explicitly or in detail; "needed a specific amount"
Specifying; definite, or making definite; limited; precise; discriminating; as, a specific statement.
Keywords:  general, style, see
Specific: See general.
See general. Style
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See specificity.