Some articles on special:
... The 67th Special Operation Squadron is an active unit within the 352d Special Operations Group (352 SOG), United States Air Force, United States European Command, and is currently ...
... For historical information, see Provinces of Korea and Special cities of Korea) One Special City (Teukbyeolsi, Capital City), six Metropolitan Cities (Gwangyeoksi, singular and plural.), nine Provinces (Do, singular ...
... Sermons on special occasions generally contain features that are relevant to the celebrations or the natural phenomena at whose arrival they are delivered ... Usually the verse 9 of Sūra LXVI is also recited and a special prayer called "Muḥammad's du'a"ʾ is said ... One major difference between the sermon delivered on special occasions and that delivered every Friday is that in the former the salat precedes the sermon, while in the latter the salat comes ...
... The 4th Special Operations Squadron (4 SOS) is part of the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida ... It operates AC-130U Spooky aircraft providing special operations capability ...
... Special Forces Command controls operations of Ranger Battalion, as well as the Special Force Battalions – Wolves ...
More definitions of "special":
- (adj): Adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose.
Example: "A special kind of paint"; "a special medication for arthritis"
- (adj): First and most important.
Example: "His special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
- (adj): Unique or specific to a person or thing or category.
Example: "The special features of a computer"; "my own special chair"
Synonyms: particular, peculiar
- (adj): Surpassing what is common or usual or expected.
Example: "A special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?"
Synonyms: especial, exceptional, particular
- (adj): Added to a regular schedule.
Example: "A special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game"
- (noun): A special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising.
Example: "They are having a special on pork chops"
- (adj): Having a specific function or scope.
Example: "A special (or specific) role in the mission"
- (adj): For a special service or occasion.
Example: "A special correspondent"; "a special adviser to the committee"; "had to get special permission for the event"
- (noun): A television production that features a particular person or work or topic.
Example: "The last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight"
Famous quotes containing the word special:
“A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.”
—Gaston Bachelard (18841962)
“We cannot set aside an hour for discussion with our children and hope that it will be a time of deep encounter. The special moments of intimacy are more likely to happen while baking a cake together, or playing hide and seek, or just sitting in the waiting room of the orthodontist.”
—Neil Kurshan (20th century)
“Weve got to figure these things a little bit different than most people. Yknow, theres something about going out in a plane that beats any other way.... A guy that washes out at the controls of his own ship, well, he goes down doing the thing that he loved the best. It seems to me that thats a very special way to die.”
—Dalton Trumbo (19051976)