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SPECIE. Metallic money issued by public authority.
     2. This term is used in contradistinction to paper money, which in some countries is emitted by the government, and is a mere engagement which represents specie. Bank paper in the United States is also called paper money. Specie is the only constitutional money in this country. See 4 Monr. 483.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Since that's clearly below one mile, it triggered a SPECI. As with a METAR, the system will start beeping when it's prepping the report and give us the same five minute editing window.
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A Scottish government spokesperson said: "Guidance issued to health boards speci es that sensor-controlled taps are preferable to lever-action ones."
The smartphone's technical speci ca- tions are as expected given the amount of time that has passed since it was rst revealed.
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