hand

  1. the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
  2. a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
  3. ability
  4. a position given by its location to the side of an object
  5. the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time
  6. one of two sides of an issue
  7. a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece
  8. a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses
  9. a member of the c......

    hand

    a worker in the oil industry, especially one in the field.

    Hand

    The unit by which the height of a horse is measured. A hand is equal to four inches.

    Hand

    Naval Sailors on board are usually referred to as 'The Hands' - in the singular as 'One Hand'. This is said to come from the expression 'One hand for yourself and one for the King' used to men working aloft in the days of sail.
    Found on http://www.britishempire.co.uk/glossary/h.htm

    Hand

    Lengths: 4 inches. Width of man's hand; used for height of horse at its withers (shoulders). Formerly, approx 5 inches.
    Found on http://www.hemyockcastle.co.uk/measure.htm

    hand

    [n] - a unit of length equal to 4 inches 2. [n] - a member of the crew of a ship 3. [n] - a position given by its location to the side of an object 4. [n] - the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time 5. [n] - a round of applause to signify approval 6. [n] - one of two sides of an issue 7. [n] - ...
    Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=hand

    HAND

    (In SMS-language:) have a nice day
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20494

    Hand

    A measurement used to indicate the height of a horse, consisting of 4 inches (101mm).
    Found on http://www.lethamshank.co.uk/glossary/glossary.php?letter=H

    Hand

    A 'hand' refers to a single round of shuffling, dealing, and betting. This term is also used to refer to those cards that a player is dealt in a round.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20611

    Hand

    Unit of measure. Used for measuring the height of a horse.Conversions1 hand=10.16 cm1 hand=4 inchesttle='Hand';xiunt='m';yiunt='hand';mconv=0.1016;cconv=0.0;
    Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/h/a/hand/source.html

    Hand

    Hand (hănd) noun [ Anglo-Saxon hand , hond ; akin to D., G., & Swedish hand , Old High German hant , Danish haand , Icelandic hönd , Goth. handus , and perhaps to Goth. hinþan to seize (in comp.). Confer Hunt .] 1. ...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/10

    Hand

    Hand intransitive verb To coöperate. [ Obsolete] Massinger.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/10

    Hand

    Hand noun A gambling game played by American Indians, consisting of guessing the whereabouts of bits of ivory or the like, which are passed rapidly from hand to hand.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/10

    hand

    The portion of the upper limb distal to the radiocarpal joint, comprised of the wrist, palm, and fingers. ... Synonym: manus, main. ... Origin: A.S. ... (19 Feb 2000) ...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    hand

    manus noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; `he had the hands of a surgeon`; `he extended his mitt`
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    hand

    (hand) the terminal part of the upper limb of a human or a nonhuman primate.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

    Hand

    • (n.) Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity. • (v. t.) To pledge by the hand; to handfast. • (n.) Personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management; -- usually in the plural. • (n.) A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together. • (n.) A limb of certain animals, as the foot of a...
    Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/hand/

    hand

    grasping organ at the end of the forelimb of certain vertebrates that exhibits great mobility and flexibility in the digits and in the whole organ. ... [8 related articles]
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/12

    hand

    ancient unit of length, now standardized at 4 inches (10.16 cm) and used today primarily for measuring the height of horses from the ground to the ... [1 related articles]
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/12

    Hand

    How a product feels – a product with a good `hand` feels soft and luxurious.
    Found on http://www.camelotcarpetmills.com/glossary_of_terms

    Hand

    Hand is betting slang for odds of 5/1.
    Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZH.HTM

    Hand

    A hand (med./lat.: manus, pl. manūs) is a prehensile, multi-fingered extremity located at the end of an arm or forelimb of primates such as humans, chimpanzees, monkeys, and lemurs. A few other vertebrates such as the koala (which has two opposable thumbs on each `hand` and fingerprints remarkably similar to human fingerprints) are often descri.....
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hand

    Hand

    Hand is the feel of the surface of flexible polyurethane foam when rubbed lightly. Stiff or hard feel is poor hand. Good hand is described as a springy, velvet feel.
    Found on http://www.pfa.org/jifsg/jifsgs15.html

    hand

    Drape or feel of a fabric, as in 'this fabric has a rough hand.'
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21117

    Hand

    fabric quality or characteristics—such as softness, firmness, drapability, or fineness—perceived by touch.
    Found on http://www.textilesintelligence.com/glo/index.cfm?SECTION=H
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