matter+in+hand

  • 1matter in hand — index issue (matter in dispute) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2the job/matter in hand — ► the job or subject that is important at the present time: »He is a consummate professional, very focused on the job in hand. Main Entry: ↑hand …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3the matter in hand — the job/matter in hand ► the job or subject that is important at the present time: »He is a consummate professional, very focused on the job in hand. Main Entry: ↑hand …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4(the) matter in hand — British, American & Australian, formal, American, formal the subject or situation that is being thought about or talked about. Do these figures have anything to do with the matter in hand? …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 5the matter at hand — the current subject, the issue of interest …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6hand|set — «HAND SEHT», noun. a telephone that has the receiver and mouthpiece on the same handle. hand set «HAND SEHT», transitive verb, set, set|ting. 1. to typeset (printed matter) by hand: »The designs, prints and typography are a joy; many of the books …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7matter — mat|ter1 W1S1 [ˈmætə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(SUBJECT/SITUATION)¦ 2 matters 3¦(MATERIAL)¦ 4 as a matter of fact 5 what s the matter?/something s the matter/nothing s the matter etc 6.) the truth/fact of the matter is (that) 7 for that matter 8 be… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8matter — 1 noun SUBJECT/SITUATION 1 (C) a subject or situation that you have to think about or deal with: You do realize this is a serious matter, don t you? | He wasn t particularly interested in financial matters. | a matter of importance/concern/regret …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9matter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 subject/situation that must be dealt with ADJECTIVE ▪ important, pressing, serious, urgent, weighty ▪ He left, saying he had pressing matters to attend to. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10hand — handlike, adj. /hand/, n. 1. the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3 …

    Universalium

  • 11hand — ▪ I. hand hand 1 [hænd] noun [countable] 1. JOBS FARMING someone who does physical work on a farm, in a factory etc: • Cooper held several odd jobs before coming to California to work as a factory hand. • Jones hired himself out as a …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12hand — 1 noun PART OF THE BODY 1 (C) the part at the end of a person s arm, including the fingers and thumb, used to pick up or keep hold of things: He held the pencil in his right hand. | Go wash your hands. | hold hands: They kissed and held hands. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13hand — /hænd / (say hand) noun 1. (in humans) the terminal, prehensile part of the arm, consisting of the palm and five digits. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3. the terminal part of any limb when prehensile …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 14matter — Synonyms and related words: activities, activity, ado, affair, affairs, air, ambition, amount, amount to something, amplitude, annoyance, anxiety, argument, article, aspect, aspiration, atom, atomic particles, atoms, autograph, bag, basis, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15hand-set — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : consisting of or printed or cast from individual pieces of type assembled by hand * * * hand|set «HAND SEHT», noun. a telephone that has the receiver and mouthpiece on the same handle. hand set «HAND SEHT», transitive verb …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16matter — I. n. 1. Substance, body. 2. Sense, substance. 3. Good sense, substance. 4. Trouble, cause of distress, difficulty. 5. Thing. 6. Indefinite amount, quantity, or portion. 7. Stuff, material, raw material …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17matter — n 1 Matter, substance, material, stuff are comparable when they mean what goes into the makeup or forms the being of a thing whether physical or not. In the relevant sense matter basically denotes that of which all physical objects are made, but… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18Hand washing with soap — is the act of cleansing the hands with soap for the sanitary purpose of removing soil and/or microorganisms.October 15 has been appointed to become Global Handwashing Day in accordance with year 2008 as the International Year of Sanitation by the …

    Wikipedia

  • 19Matter and Memory — (French: Matière et mémoire) (1896) is one of the four main works by the French philosopher Henri Bergson (1859 1941). Its subtitle is Essay on the relation of body and spirit , and the work presents an analysis of the classical philosophical… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20Matter — • Taking the term in its widest sense, matter signifies that out of which anything is made or composed Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Matter     Matter      …

    Catholic encyclopedia