Definition of specialty
- a special agreement, contract, etc., expressed in an instrument under seal.
- a negotiable instrument not under seal.
- performing or performed in a manner that is unusual or not customary for a type of act, especially a performance involving dexterity or ingenuity, as a patter song: specialty actor; specialty act.
- (of a song or dance) isolated from the rest of the show: specialty number.
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How to use specialty in a sentence
Charlie Miller, the current organizer of the competition, says more eccentric attendees often bring specialty equipment too.
The 2020 competition will also be slightly different in that it will focus entirely on the specialty category, where pretty much anything goes.
The printer's max resolution clocks in at 5760 x 1440 dpi, but it features a large rear tray for specialty paper, auto-duplex printing, and faster print speeds that mean you'll spend less time waiting and more time enjoying your work.
Both specialty manufacturers have stood out for safeguarding employees during the pandemic, as well as for making generous donations of medical equipment to those on the front lines.How the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing have risen to the COVID-19 challenge|lbelanger225|September 10, 2020|Fortune
It has pushed wedding photographers into an elite league of their own, each carving out what specialty sets them apart.Couples spend thousands on a wedding photographer for that perfect shot|Rachel King|September 6, 2020|Fortune
MK Chambers Company Michigan-based supplier of specialty machining.
Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation A Pennsylvania-based wood cabinet and specialty products manufacturer.
It's interesting to note here that Panama has no dedicated specialty beer stores… yet.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I got into the Lincoln field with a very specific specialty in mind.
The notion to morph a specialty tortilla chip into a taco shell at first may sound like it would be a snap.
She wondered if there were a kind of dreadful dog which made a specialty of eating fathers.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Cherry-tree stems, under the name of agriots, constitute a specialty of Austrian manufacture.
I had no specialty—no act—that would amuse the public, but the manager signed me up, hoping to develop something useful.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
By this is meant that each professor has his specialty, which he teaches as a specialty and after his own fashion.
As we have said above, Parke, Davis & Co. should be proud of this elegant specialty.
British Dictionary definitions for specialty
- a service or product specialized in, as at a restaurantroast beef was a specialty of the house
- (as modifier)a specialty dish