Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Speck

17 September 2020 Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We have 23 answers for the crossword clue Speck. We last saw the 'Speck' clue in Evening Standard Easy Crossword on Friday, 14 August 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"
  • A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
  • Produce specks in or on; "speck the cloth"
  • (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BIT

Piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding; "the horse was not accustomed to a bit"

DAB

A light touch or stroke

DOT

Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

JOT

A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

4 Letters

ATOM

(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

HINT

An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

IOTA

The 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

MITE

Any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

MOTE

(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

SPOT

An act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

5 Letters

FLECK

A small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"

GRAIN

The smallest possible unit of anything; "there was a grain of truth in what he said"; "he does not have a grain of sense"

IOOTA

PINCH

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

TINGE

A pale or subdued color

TOUCH

The act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"

TRACE

A visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle

7 Letters

SMIDGEN

A tiny or scarcely detectable amount

SOUPCON

A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

8 Letters

MOLECULE

(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

PARTICLE

A function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs

PINPOINT

A very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"

9 Letters

CORPUSCLE

Either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets

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