the act of specializing, or pursuing a particular line of study or work: Medical students with high student loans often feel driven into specialization.
Biology. the adaptation of an organism or organ to a special function or environment: Basic biology suggests the selective pressures leading to convergent evolutionary specialization among desert-dwelling species.
- Also especially British, spe·cial·i·sa·tion .
- de·spe·cial·i·za·tion, noun
- non·spe·cial·i·za·tion, noun
- sub·spe·cial·i·za·tion, noun
- su·per·spe·cial·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use specialization in a sentence
The specialization of the content and interactions potentially is also one reason why Infinitus might not worry so soon about cannibalization from bigger RPA players, at least for now.Infinitus emerges from stealth with $21.4M for ‘voice RPA’ aimed at healthcare companies | Ingrid Lunden | February 4, 2021 | TechCrunch
Determining a manufacturer’s area of specialization will allow you to better understand and choose between competing models and help you pick something that lines up with your style and needs.Best exercise bike: Get your miles in without leaving the house | PopSci Commerce Team | December 19, 2020 | Popular-Science
In particular, scientists have struggled to understand the reasons behind the specializations within the brain for various tasks.Deep Neural Networks Help to Explain Living Brains | Anil Ananthaswamy | October 28, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
The trios who had trained as a team demonstrated greater transactive memory, including more specialization, coordination, and trust.
The GPUs that power both computer graphics and machine learning are an excellent example of the power of specialization.Computing Power Can Keep Growing as Moore’s Law Winds Down. Here’s How | Edd Gent | June 8, 2020 | Singularity Hub
So at one level, it becomes just another job specialization.The $1-Billion-a-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of | Jay Michaelson | September 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Wilson: Yes, I build virtual worlds to see how people use exchange, specialization, and property to create wealth.
It took me to the Persian Gulf for my first exposure to the region that has become my professional specialization.
The biological phase of the sex problem in society consists in studying the nature of that specialization.Taboo and Genetics | Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
This is specialization, and implies advance among animals as it does in civilization.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking | Wesley Mills
We may even set them down to ignorance rather than specialization of interest.Old-Time Makers of Medicine | James J. Walsh
This specialization may extend to functions other than sexual, to work (bees, ants) to war (termites).The Natural Philosophy of Love | Remy de Gourmont
On the other side—inferior women blasted and withered by their specialization in the emotional life of youth!The Women of Tomorrow | William Hard