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Definition of speek

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1. speck [ n ] a very small spot
Examples: "the plane was just a speck in the sky"

Used in print:

(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)

Yet long before the scheduled time for return , Donovan would be watching for every speck in the sky .

He saw them , specks against the gray , but closing fast .

Synonyms speck pinpoint Related Terms spot pinpoint

2. speck [ n ] a small but appreciable amount
Examples: "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

Used in print:

(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)

Looks like we might be in_for a speck of trouble '' .

Synonyms mite speck touch tinge jot pinch soupcon hint Related Terms small_indefinite_quantity snuff

3. speck [ n ] (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

Used in print:

(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)

He noticed a speck of dirt on the sill and swiped at it with his finger .

Synonyms particle speck mote molecule corpuscle atom Related Terms material grain chylomicron flyspeck atomize

4. Speck [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6515

Synonyms Speck

5. speck [ v ] produce specks in or on
Examples: "speck the cloth"

Synonyms speck Related Terms mark

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