Specific Humidity

Science / Weather / Specific Humidity: The ratio of the density of the water vapor to the density of the air, a mix of dry air and water vapor. It is expressed in grams per gram or in grams per kilograms. The specific humidity of an air parcel remains constant unless water vapor is added to or taken from the parcel.

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Specific Noun Synonyms: definite, precise, exact, particular, explicit, express, unambiguous, definitive, clear-cut, unequivocal, (well-)defined, determined, specified, individual, peculiar, certain, limited, indicated, predetermined, established, spelt or spelled out, delineate
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Specific Lien

Business / Real Estate / Specific Lien: A lien affecting or attaching only to a certain, specific parcel of land or piece of property. MORE

Specific Performance

Business / Real Estate / Specific Performance: An action brought in a court of equity in special cases to compel a party to carry out the terms of a contract. The basis for an equity courts jurisdiction in breach of a real estate contract is the f MORE

Specific Issues Market

Business / Finance / Specific Issues Market: The percentage of the total short sales of stock sold short by specialists. MORE

Specific Impulse

Technology / Rockets / Specific Impulse: Specific impulse refers to the power per unit of propellant. For instance, when Aerotech says that their propellant delivers nearly three times the power of the equivalent amount of black powder prop MORE

Specific Humidity

Science / Weather / Specific Humidity: The ratio of the density of the water vapor to the density of the air, a mix of dry air and water vapor. It is expressed in grams per gram or in grams per kilograms. The specific humidity of an air pa MORE

Specific Identification

Business / Accounting / Specific Identification: A method of valuing inventory and determining cost of goods sold whereby the actual costs of specific inventory items are assigned to them. MORE

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