OTHER WORDS FROM specificitynon·spec·i·fic·i·ty, noun
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Nonetheless, there is shocking specificity in the functional match.Deep Neural Networks Help to Explain Living Brains|Anil Ananthaswamy|October 28, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The enzymes could be designed to target longer sequences with more specificity, but that was a much more arduous and complex process than it is with CRISPR.Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for CRISPR ‘Genetic Scissors’|Jordana Cepelewicz|October 7, 2020|Quanta Magazine
For example, if an advertiser wants to find a person with a specific job, age and gender through a display banner, it’s likely impossible, she said, and no publisher is going to be able to achieve that specificity on their own.‘Ripped the Band-Aid on some hard decisions’: How The New York Times is reshaping its ad business for a cookie-less world|Kayleigh Barber|September 21, 2020|Digiday
Custom audiences can give you more flexibility and specificity with your targeting and are designed to automatically choose the right audience based on the inputs you provide and your campaign goal and bid strategy.Google custom audiences, the combo of custom affinity and custom intent audiences, now live|Ginny Marvin|September 14, 2020|Search Engine Land
That lack of specificity may be to protect the sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity.Did Trump call US war dead “losers” and “suckers”? The controversy, explained.|Alex Ward|September 4, 2020|Vox
He cast himself, he cast lovers, ex-lovers, friends, collaborators, and his films became famous for their bantering specificity.
But everything in Abbudin feels willfully generic, as if even the tiniest hint of specificity might give offense.Generic and Superficial ‘Tyrant’ Amerisplains the Middle East|Andrew Romano|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alchemical songs that achieve pop universality through personal specificity.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary|Andrew Romano|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The specificity of the reporting instructions are strangely comforting… follow these steps exactly, and you will live.Telling My Family That I’m Leaving Again for Afghanistan|Nick Willard|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A judge eventually threw out the suit, concluding that the charges “lacked specificity.”Dinesh D’Souza’s Series of Unfortunate Events|David Sessions|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fact of specificity is supported by the fact of constancy of forms.
The first phenomenon which strikes us in this connection is again a phenomenon of specificity.
These experiments were made at a time when the nature and bearing of the problem of specificity was not yet fully recognized.
The method thus shows the existence of not an absolute but of a strong quantitative specificity of blood serum.
The Bordet reaction was not only useful in indicating the specificity and blood relationship for animals but also among plants.