1. speech communication (language) communication by word of mouth
  2. psychic communication communication by paranormal means
  3. software documentation program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
  4. sleeping accommodation a room used primarily for sleeping
  5. recommendation praise of a person or thing as worthy or desirable
  6. specious argument an argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious
  7. specification the act of naming explicitly
  8. symbolic representation something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
  9. top fermentation a violent kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature high enough to carry the yeast cells to the top of the fermenting liquid; used in the production of ale
  10. fragmentation the separation of something into pieces or particles
  11. specific gravity the density of a substance relative to the density of water
  12. phatic communication conversational speech used to communicate sociability more than information
  13. precondition a condition that is a prerequisite
  14. bottom fermentation a slow kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature low enough that the yeast cells can sink to the bottom of the fermenting liquid; used in the production of lager
  15. hyperalimentation administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes
  16. hyperpigmentation unusual darkening of the skin
  17. political orientation an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
  18. postfix notation a parenthesis-free notation for forming mathematical expressions in which each operator follows its operands
  19. speech community people sharing a given language or dialect
  20. specific performance the performance of a legal contract as specified by its terms

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