noun, plural spe·cial·ties.
- 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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The 2020 competition will also be slightly different in that it will focus entirely on the specialty category, where pretty much anything goes.
Charlie Miller, the current organizer of the competition, says more eccentric attendees often bring specialty equipment too.
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.
The notion to morph a specialty tortilla chip into a taco shell at first may sound like it would be a snap.
His family ran a butcher shop in a part of town so tough that their specialty was broken leg of lamb.
MK Chambers Company Michigan-based supplier of specialty machining.After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage|Abby Haglage|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
High-quality and specialty items are usually available only from private craftsmen at very high prices.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
It is probable that to an even greater extent resection of the pylorus will become the specialty of certain operators.
But you must not quarrel with him; that is his one specialty, you know.My Lady of Doubt|Randall Parrish
The house had a specialty for making small rolls for the restaurants.Serge Panine, Complete|Georges Ohnet
Their specialty's makin' the surroundin' males jump through the hoop for 'em.The House of Torchy|Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for specialty
noun plural -ties
- a service or product specialized in, as at a restaurantroast beef was a specialty of the house
- (as modifier)a specialty dish