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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spec·tac·u·lar /spɛkˈtækjəlɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spec·tac·u·lar a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a shows; of the nature of a show. Spectacular sports.”
 2. Adapted to excite wonder and admiration by a display of pomp or of scenic effects; as, a spectacular celebration of some event; a spectacular play.
 3. Pertaining to spectacles, or glasses for the eyes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a
             dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular
             display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular
             play"; "his striking good looks always created a
             sensation" [syn: dramatic, striking]
      2: of the nature of spectacle or drama; "spectacular dives from
         the cliff"
      3: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an
         outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by
         anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own
         freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of
         the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in
         prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the
         statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance
         between parent and child" [syn: outstanding, prominent,
          salient, striking]
      n : a lavishly produced performance; "they put on a Christmas