skilled+hand

  • 1skilled hand — index expert, specialist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2hand´i|crafts´man|ship — hand|i|crafts|man «HAN dee KRAFTS muhn, KRAHFTS », noun, plural men. a person skilled with his hands in a trade or art; craftsman. SYNONYM(S): artisan. –hand´i|crafts´man|ship, noun …

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  • 3hand|i|crafts|man — «HAN dee KRAFTS muhn, KRAHFTS », noun, plural men. a person skilled with his hands in a trade or art; craftsman. SYNONYM(S): artisan. –hand´i|crafts´man|ship, noun …

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  • 4hand|work|er — «HAND WUR kuhr», noun. a person who produces handwork: »Skilled handworkers in India had made fine cotton cloth long before Columbus s day (Colby and Foster) …

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  • 5hand tool — any tool or implement designed for manual operation. * * * Introduction  any of the implements used by craftsmen in manual operations, such as chopping, chiseling, sawing, filing, or forging. Complementary tools, often needed as auxiliaries to… …

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  • 6skilled — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ Interviewi …

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  • 7hand — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ beautiful, delicate, long fingered, pretty, slender ▪ mani …

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  • 8hand — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German hant hand Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ (2)… …

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  • 9Hand scraper — A hand scraper is a single edged tool used to scrape metal from a surface. This may be required where a surface needs to be trued, corrected for fit to a mating part, needs to retain oil (usually on a freshly ground surface), or even to give a… …

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  • 10skilled — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. skillful, a good hand at, proficient; see able 1 , 2 , experienced . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Having the ability to perform well: able, capable, competent, good, skillful. See ABILITY. 2. Having or… …

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  • 11skilful - skilled - talented — ◊ skilful Someone who is skilful at something does it very well. ...a skilful hunter. The girl had grown more skilful with the sewing machine. Skilful is spelled skillful in American En …

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  • 12old hand — noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service • Syn: ↑veteran, ↑old timer, ↑oldtimer, ↑warhorse, ↑old stager, ↑stager • Derivationally related forms: ↑veteran …

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  • 13Band of the Red Hand — In the The Wheel of Time series of fantasy fiction books by the late Robert Jordan, the Band of the Red Hand is a military group named after a legendary band of heroes who died in the defense of Manetheren.HistoryThe story of Manetheren (… …

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  • 14Starting hand — In poker, the starting hand is the initial set of cards dealt to each player before any voluntary betting takes place. For example, in seven card stud this is two downcards and one upcard; in Texas hold em it is two downcards; in five card draw… …

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  • 15master-hand — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the hand, ability, or agency of a master the touch of the master hand … was conspicuously absent from the picture Herschel Brickell 2. : master a master hand at … fictionalized biography Saturday Review …

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  • 16dab hand — /dæb ˈhænd/ (say dab hand) Colloquial –noun 1. a person particularly skilled at doing something: a dab hand in the kitchen. –phrase 2. be a dab hand at, to be expert in (a specified activity): to be a dab hand at lawn bowls. {British school slang …

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  • 17old´hand´ — old hand, 1. a very skilled or experienced person; expert: »an old hand at selling, an old hand at swimming. 2. (in Australia) an ex convict. –old´hand´, adjective …

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  • 18mas|ter-hand — «MAS tuhr HAND, MAHS », noun. 1. a highly skilled craftsman; expert: »Chaucer was a master hand at getting comic or satiric or emotional effects (Atlantic). 2. a high degree of skill or excellence; expertise …

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  • 19old hand — old hands N COUNT: oft N at n If someone is an old hand at something, they are very skilled at it because they have been doing it for a long time. An old hand at photography, Tim has been shooting wildlife as a hobby for the last 13 years. Syn:… …

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  • 20be a good hand at — {v. phr.} To be talented, gifted, or skilled in some activity. * /Florian is a good hand at both gardening and building./ …

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