on hand
phrasal 1. in present possession or readily available <
kept supplies on hand
>
2. about to appear ; pending 3. in attendance ; present

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  • On hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on hand — index present (attendant) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • on hand — {adv. phr.} 1a. Nearby; within reach. * /Always have your dictionary on hand when you study./ 1b. Here. * /Soon school will end and vacation will be on hand./ 2. Present. * /Mr. Blake s secretary is always on hand when he appears in public./ 3.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on hand — {adv. phr.} 1a. Nearby; within reach. * /Always have your dictionary on hand when you study./ 1b. Here. * /Soon school will end and vacation will be on hand./ 2. Present. * /Mr. Blake s secretary is always on hand when he appears in public./ 3.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on hand — adverb Available; ready; in stock. If you have cornstarch on hand, use it; otherwise, try a little flour …   Wiktionary

  • on hand — The quantity of an item that is physically available in a storage location and contained in the accountable property book records of an issuing activity …   Military dictionary

  • To lie on hand — Lie Lie, v. i. [imp. {Lay} (l[=a]); p. p. {Lain} (l[=a]n), ({Lien} (l[imac] [e^]n), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lying}.] [OE. lien, liggen, AS. licgan; akin to D. liggen, OHG. ligen, licken, G. liegen, Icel. liggja, Sw. ligga, Dan. ligge, Goth. ligan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • business on hand — index agenda, matter (subject) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep on hand — index reserve Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • supply on hand — index stock in trade Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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