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specifications

[‚spes·ə·fə′kā·shənz]
(engineering)
An organized listing of basic requirements for materials of construction, product compositions, dimensions, or test conditions; a number of organizations publish standards (for example, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, and American Society for Testing and Materials), and many companies have their own specifications. Also known as specs.
(industrial engineering)
A quantitative description of the required characteristics of a device, machine, structure, product, or process.

Specifications

A written document that accompanies the drawings describing the materials and workmanship required to carry out the works for each particular trade.

specifications

A part of the contract documents contained in the project manual consisting of written descriptions of a technical nature of materials, equipment construction systems, standards, and workmanship. Under the uniform system, the specifications comprise sixteen divisions.
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Performance specifications tell the contractor what the project objective is, but do not provide specific details on how to achieve that objective.
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The new touch specification will help designers respond to the increasing importance of touch-capable displays and the market's demand for increasingly innovative touch features in mobile devices.
The content of the specifications also have changed.
Hamdy Abdel Aziz, Chairman of Engineering Industries Chamber at the FEI, stated that, in a few days, the standard specifications on imported cars will be implemented.
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This specification requires that equipment meets rigorous low traffic rate efficiency criteria, ensuring that products use less energy when not in use.
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Once the specifications were written and inserted into the UNCC design guidelines documents, I assumed that smooth sailing was ahead where all I had to do was monitor the system I had put in place.
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