manual dexterity
manual dexterity manual dexterity n. Adroitness in using the hands. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • manual — man|u|al1 [ˈmænjuəl] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: manuel, from Latin manualis, from manus hand ] 1.) manual work involves using your hands or your physical strength rather than your mind = ↑blue collar manual job/labour/worker etc ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • manual — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English manuel, from Anglo French, from Latin manualis, from manus hand; akin to Old English mund hand and perhaps to Greek marē hand Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or involving the hands < manual… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • manual — [[t]mæ̱njuəl[/t]] manuals 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Manual work is work in which you use your hands or your physical strength rather than your mind. ...skilled manual workers... They have no reservations about taking factory or manual jobs. Syn: blue… …   English dictionary

  • dexterity — dex|ter|i|ty [dekˈsterıti] n [U] 1.) skill and speed in doing something with your hands ▪ Computer games can improve children s manual dexterity . 2.) skill in using words or your mind ▪ his charm and verbal dexterity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • manual — man·u·al man yə( wə)l adj 1 a) of, relating to, or involving the hands <manual dexterity> b) done or performed by hand and not by machine <manual removal of nits and lice (Jerome Potts)> 2) using signs and the manual alphabet in… …   Medical dictionary

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