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Meaning of "specula" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPECULA

specula  [ˈspekjʊlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPECULA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Specula is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SPECULA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Speculum

The term speculum, Latin for "mirror", and its plural specula, may refer to: ▪ Speculum, a medical tool used for examining body cavities ▪ Speculum, a journal of medieval studies published by the Medieval Academy of America ▪ Speculum literature, a medieval genre ▪ Speculum, magical telescopic device used by the mythical Prester John ▪ Speculum feathers, the secondary feathers on the inner part of a duck's wing which are often brightly coloured ▪ Speculum metal, an alloy containing copper and tin used for making all-metal mirrors ▪ Speculum, a skipper butterfly genus in the tribe Erynnini ▪ Ophrys speculum, a species of ground orchid in the genus Ophrys ▪ Specula, genus of sea snails in the family Cerithiopsidae ▪ "Speculum", a song by Adema from their eponymous album ▪ Speculum...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPECULA


articular
ɑːˈtɪkjʊlə
calcular
ˈkælkjʊlə
cardiovascular
ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈvæskjʊlə
circular
ˈsɜːkjʊlə
curricular
kəˈrɪkjʊlə
Dracula
ˈdrækjʊlə
matricula
məˈtrɪkjʊlə
molecular
məʊˈlɛkjʊlə
muscular
ˈmʌskjʊlə
ocular
ˈɒkjʊlə
particular
pəˈtɪkjʊlə
perpendicular
ˌpɜːpənˈdɪkjʊlə
secular
ˈsɛkjʊlə
spectacular
spɛkˈtækjʊlə
testicular
tɛsˈtɪkjʊlə
vallecular
vəˈlekjʊlə
vascular
ˈvæskjʊlə
vehicular
vɪˈhɪkjʊlə
ventricular
vɛnˈtrɪkjʊlə
vernacular
vəˈnækjʊlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPECULA

spectroscopist
spectroscopy
spectrum
spectrum analyser
spectrum analysis
specular
specularity
specularly
speculate
speculation
speculatist
speculative
speculative fiction
speculatively
speculativeness
speculator
speculatory
speculatrice
speculum
speculum metal

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPECULA

auricula
bacula
Canicula
clavicula
corbicula
curricula
cuticula
diverticula
fecula
inocula
macula
navicula
nubecula
oscula
reticula
trabecula
vallecula
vesicula
vincula
Vulpecula

Synonyms and antonyms of specula in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «specula» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPECULA

Find out the translation of specula to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of specula from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «specula» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

窥器
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

espéculos
570 millions of speakers

English

specula
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

specula
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مناظير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

воронок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espéculos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চশমা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

spéculum
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Specula
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spekula
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

投機
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

specula
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spekulan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầu cơ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

specula
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सट्टा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

speculum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

specula
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wzierników
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

воронок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

specula
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κερδοσκοπική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

specula
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Spekula
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

specula
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of specula

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPECULA»

The term «specula» is regularly used and occupies the 82.571 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPECULA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «specula» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «specula» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about specula

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPECULA»

Discover the use of specula in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to specula and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Understanding Forensic Digital Imaging
With collimated (or specula) light, shadows are preserved, whereas with diffuse light they are not preserved as much. Shadows are intense on a bright sunny day with its specula light and much less so on an overcast, cloudy day with its diffuse  ...
Herbert L. Blitzer, Karen Stein-Ferguson, Jeffrey Huang, 2010
2
Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures
Specula that are bulky or that require screw mechanisms to keep them in place are usually not desirable in the emergency setting and require more skill to insert. Specula and retractors should be sterilized between patients. Procedure Before ...
Christopher King, Fred M. Henretig, 2008
3
Modern Colposcopy: Textbook and Atlas
6.5.3. Endocervical. specula. In some women, use of an endocervical speculum improves visualization of the squamocolumnar junction or cervical lesion extending deep within the endocervical canal (Figure 6.25).
American Society For Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology, 2004
4
A plea for reflectors: being a description of the new ...
On Figuring Specula. About three years since, the Rev. Cooper Key discovered a more simple method of parabolising the surface of specula than any which had hitherto been employed, and by this process he produced two fine specula of ...
John Browning, 1870
5
A Plea for Reflectors, being a description of the new ...
On Figuring Specula. About three years since, the Rev. Cooper Key dis— covered a more simple method of parabolising the surface of specula than any which had hitherto been employed, and by this process he produced two fine specula of ...
John BROWNING (F.R.A.S.), 1867
6
Turning and mechanical manipulation, by C. Holtzapffel
The grinding tool is much larger than the specula to be ground, and is supplied with a small quantity of fine washed emery. The specula are rubbed singly upon the tool, with the fingers like a muller, until they are ground perfectly flat.
Charles Holtzapffel, John Jacob Holtzapffel, 1850
7
The Mechanics of Surgery
Ferguson's Vaginal Speculum. For many years this formed the standard instrument for examinations and treatment, and through them even many minor operations were performed. While valvular specula are of great antiquity, their general use ...
Charles Truax, 1899
8
Turning and Mechanical Manipulation: Intended as a Work of ...
The grinding tool is much larger than the specula to be ground, and is supplied with a small quantity of fine washed emery. The specula are rubbed singly upon the tool, with the fingers like a muller, until they are ground perfectly flat.
Charles Holtzapffel, 1864
9
New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Genus Specula Finlay 1927. Trans. N.Z. Inst. 57: 382. TYPE-SPECIES (by original designation) Cerithiopsis styliformis Suter. 1908; Recent, New Zealand. Shell small to medium-sized, solid. Spire narrowly conical, straight-sided to weakly ...
10
Product-Focused Software Process Improvement: 9th ...
Large parts of the approach are supported by a corresponding prototype tool, called Specula Project Support Environment (PSE), which is currently also being used as part of industrial case studies (see Section 4 and [4]). Specula basically ...
Andreas Jedlitschka, Outi Salo, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPECULA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term specula is used in the context of the following news items.
1
La denuncia di Coldiretti «Si specula sull'ortofrutta»
Dal campo alla tavola, i prezzi della frutta moltiplicano fino al 500%: pesche pagate al produttore 0,30 euro vengono rivendute al consumatore a 1,80 euro al ... «Gazzetta di Modena, Jul 15»
2
Alimenti, Coldiretti: su frutta e verdura si specula
Dal campo alla tavola i prezzi della frutta moltiplicano fino al 500%: pesche pagate al produttore 0,30 euro vengono rivendute al consumatore a 1,80 euro al ... «Meteo Web, Jul 15»
3
Vaginal Specula Market 2019 Forecasts Company Profile, Product …
ReportsnReports.com adds the report “Global and Chinese Vaginal Specula Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report”to its store. The Globes and Chinese ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
4
Renzi non specula sul caldo: la tassa sui condizionatori non esiste
Da qualche ora, complice anche il caldo asfissiante, sta circolando la notizia della tassa sull'aria condizionata che costerebbe anche 200 euro a famiglia. «DDay.it - Digital Day, Jul 15»
5
Di Michele Marisi: "Marra specula sugli incendi nella riserva"
Marco di Michele Marisi (Gim) "Non saranno certo le fiamme a cancellare la cattiva gestione di una Riserva, quella di Punta D'Erce, che negli anni è divenuta la ... «Zonalocale, Jul 15»
6
Cina, con la "bolla" pacchia per chi specula
Le bolle finanziarie sono una vera pacchia per la speculazione. Ci si guadagna un sacco di soldi "shortando", vendendo cioè al ribasso e amplificando i ... «Avvenire.it, Jul 15»
7
“Sulla fame non si specula”. Movimento consumatori fra i promotori!
mercoledì 24 giugno 2015 Movimento consumatori aderisce ed entra a far parte dei promotori di “Sulla fame non si specula”. Associazione autonoma e ... «ConfiniOnline, Jun 15»
8
Irlandezii au găsit punctul slab al României: "Este un jucător …
Irlandezii au găsit punctul slab al României: "Este un jucător inconstant! Putem specula asta". Ovidiu Ioaniţoaia. Steaua buimacă. 10 comentarii . Scrie și tu! «Gazeta Sporturilor, Jun 15»
9
Torrenti: sulle rette per i minori c'è chi specula
Torrenti: sulle rette per i minori c'è chi specula. L'assessore annuncia nuove convenzioni a costi dimezzati. Anci: il Governo non ci invii altri migranti ... «Il Messaggero Veneto, Jun 15»
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Immigrazione, Pigliaru: “C'è chi specula sulla paura. Ma noi pronti a …
"Mentre qualcuno specula sulla paura per l'arrivo di 800 migranti in fuga dalla fame e dalla guerra. Io so invece che la Sardegna è una terra generosa che, ... «Cagliaripad, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Specula [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/specula>. May 2020 ».
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