Seal manual
Manual Man"u*al (m[a^]n"[-u]*al), a. [OE. manuel, F. manuel, L. manualis, fr. manus hand; prob. akin to AS. mund hand, protection, OHG. munt, G. m["u]ndel a ward, vormund guardian, Icel. mund hand. Cf. {Emancipate}, {Legerdemain}, {Maintain}, {Manage}, {Manner}, {Manure}, {Mound} a hill.] 1. Of or pertaining to the hand. [1913 Webster]

2. Performed by a person using physical as contrasted with {mental} effort; as, manual labor. [1913 Webster]

3. Done or made by the hand. In some contexts, contrasted with {automatic} or {mechanical}. ``Manual and ocular examination.'' --Tatham. [1913 Webster +PJC]

{Manual exercise} (Mil.) the exercise by which soldiers are taught the use of their muskets and other arms.

{Seal manual}, the impression of a seal worn on the hand as a ring.

{Sign manual}. See under {Sign}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Seal manual — Seal Seal, n. [OE. seel, OF. seel, F. sceau, fr. L. sigillum a little figure or image, a seal, dim. of signum a mark, sign, figure, or image. See {Sign}, n., and cf. {Sigil}.] 1. An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seal — Seal, n. [OE. seel, OF. seel, F. sceau, fr. L. sigillum a little figure or image, a seal, dim. of signum a mark, sign, figure, or image. See {Sign}, n., and cf. {Sigil}.] 1. An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Seal ring — Seal Seal, n. [OE. seel, OF. seel, F. sceau, fr. L. sigillum a little figure or image, a seal, dim. of signum a mark, sign, figure, or image. See {Sign}, n., and cf. {Sigil}.] 1. An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manual — Man u*al (m[a^]n [ u]*al), a. [OE. manuel, F. manuel, L. manualis, fr. manus hand; prob. akin to AS. mund hand, protection, OHG. munt, G. m[ u]ndel a ward, vormund guardian, Icel. mund hand. Cf. {Emancipate}, {Legerdemain}, {Maintain}, {Manage},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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