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Definition of Speck


  1. The blubber of whales or other marine mammals; also, the fat of the hippopotamus.
  2. A small discolored place in or on anything, or a small place of a color different from that of the main substance; a spot; a stain; a blemish; as, a speck on paper or loth; specks of decay in fruit.
  3. A very small thing; a particle; a mite; as, specks of dust; he has not a speck of money.
  4. A small etheostomoid fish (Ulocentra stigmaea) common in the Eastern United States.
  5. To cause the presence of specks upon or in, especially specks regarded as defects or blemishes; to spot; to speckle; as, paper specked by impurities in the water used in its manufacture.
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Speck Translations

speck in German is Fleckchen
speck in Hungarian is szemcse, petty, csepp