Specifying

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Specify \Spec"i*fy\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Specified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Specifying}.] [F. sp['e]cifier, or OF. especifier, fr. LL. specificare. See {Species}, {-fy}.] To mention or name, as a particular thing; to designate in words so as to distinguish from other things; as, to specify the uses of a plant; to specify articles purchased.

He has there given us an exact geography of Greece, where the countries and the uses of their soils are specified. --Pope.


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