What does the word specific mean?

Usage examples for specific

  1. Finally, however, he quieted down, and the boat swung him around, bringing the tail past our bow, and the ship cut contragravity to specific- gravity level and settled to float on top of the water. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  2. The money is hired for a specific service, namely, to enable a man to get a specific profit in a commercial transaction. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  3. The old Don said suddenly, " You must visit my poor town of Rio Medio," but he gave no specific invitation and said nothing more. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer