Pronunciation: (spek),[key] —n. 1. a small spot differing in color or substance from that of the surface or material upon which it appears or lies: Specks of soot on the window sill. 2. a very little bit or particle: We haven't a speck of sugar. 3. something appearing small by comparison or by reason of distance: By then the town was just a speck.
—v.t. to mark with, or as with, a speck or specks.