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specimen

EN[ˈspɛsɪmɪn]
WSpecimen
  • Specimen may refer to:
  • Sample (material), a limited quantity of something which is intended to be similar to and represent a larger amount of that thing(s)
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    Definition of specimen in English Dictionary

  • NounPLspecimensPLspecimina
    1. An individual instance that represents a class; an example.
      1. early specimens of the art of Picasso
    2. A sample, especially one used for diagnostic analysis.
      1. (humorous, often preceded with “fine”) An eligible man.
        1. Examples: Postcard: Leap Year, 1908, Postcard: Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The chosen specimen typifies plants belonging to that species.
        • The specimens were immersed in perfluoropolyether to ensure a proton-free and susceptibility matched background and oriented with the femoral shafts approximately along B 0 .
        • The area of each specimen was lased imbricately twice with a uniformly slow speed at a 90-degree angle to the surface and at a distance of 1 mm.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • A small hacksaw was used to formatize rock specimens.
        • The coronoid process is subvertical on both specimens.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of specimen for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "specimen" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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