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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — ► available and ready to help or be used if necessary: »They said he had $7.5 million cash on hand. be on hand to do sth »A team of experts is on hand to answer individual problems or questions. Main Entry: ↑hand …   Financial and business terms

  • on-hand — UK US adverb ► if money, resources, etc. are on hand, they are available immediately: »Banks are required to have certain levels of cash on hand at any time …   Financial and business terms

  • on hand — ► on hand 1) present and available. 2) needing to be dealt with. Main Entry: ↑hand …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 — 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. In your… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on hand — 1) available I m sorry but I don t have any aspirin on hand at the moment. 2) nearby, within reach Please keep your dictionary on hand in case we need to use it. 3) present The speaker will be on hand after the lecture if you have any questions… …   Idioms and examples

  • on hand — immediately available. Ms. Sharp will be on hand to answer questions later about the film. The two cosmonauts have seven hours of oxygen on hand, but the job should take only four hours …   New idioms dictionary

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