Character 6
Hyphenation man u al
Pronunciations /ˈman.j(ʊ)əl/

Definitions and meanings of "Manual"

What do we mean by manual?

Of or relating to the hands. adjective

Done by, used by, or operated with the hands. adjective

Employing human rather than mechanical energy. adjective

Of, relating to, or resembling a small reference book. adjective

A small reference book, especially one giving instructions. noun

A keyboard, as of an organ or harpsichord, played with the hands. noun

A machine operated by hand. noun

Prescribed movements in the handling of a weapon, especially a rifle. noun

A maneuver in certain board sports, such as skateboarding, in which all of the board except one end is lifted off the ground, especially when the tip of the board is kept from making contact with the ground. noun

Of or pertaining to the hand; performed, made, or used by the hand; employing the hands: as, manual dexterity or skill; manual labor; a manual operation; the manual arts.

Having hands.

In zoology, of or pertaining to the manus or hand: distinguished from pedal: as, manual muscles, those which lie wholly in the hand.

A small book, such as may be carried in the hand or conveniently handled; especially, a book of convenient size containing the elements of a science, a collection of rules, or the like, designed for use as a text-book or as a reference-book: as, a manual of laws.—2. Specifically, an office-book of the medieval Catholic Church in England, containing the form to be observed by priests in the administration of the sacraments of communion (out of mass), baptism, penance, marriage, and extreme unction, and in churchings, burials, etc. noun

In music: In a musical instrument, a key or lever for the hands or fingers; a digital. See key, 4 , and keyboard. noun

In organs, a keyboard for the hands: opposed to pedal: as, an organ with two manuals. Abbreviated M. noun

A fire-engine worked by hand, as distinguished from the more modern steam fire-engine. See fire-engine. noun

Of or pertaining to the hand. adjective

Performed by a person using physical as contrasted with mental effort. adjective

Done or made by the hand. In some contexts, contrasted with automatic or mechanical. adjective

A handbook.

A booklet that instructs on the usage of a particular machine or product.

A drill in the use of weapons, etc.

An old office-book like the modern Roman Catholic ritual.

A keyboard for the hands on a harpsichord, organ, or other musical instrument.

A manual transmission; a gearbox, especially of a motorized vehicle, shifted by the operator.

(by synecdoche) A vehicle with a manual transmission.

A bicycle technique whereby the front wheel is held aloft by the rider, without the use of pedal force.

Manual measurement of the blood pressure, done with a manual sphygmomanometer.

Short for manual transmission Urban Dictionary

1. n. A short book or booklet explaining key concepts for assembly or use. Something to keep in mind before calling tech support. 2. adj. Referring to work done with little or no help from machines. 3. adj. Referring to someone's skill with their hands. Urban Dictionary

The act of having the two front wheels of a skateboard off the ground while keeping the tail off the ground too Urban Dictionary

To ride a bike with the front wheel off the ground. This term is also used in other sports with similar meaning. Urban Dictionary

A type of automobile transmission, that people use to show off their jerking skills. Urban Dictionary

Mastubation; the act of plessuring or stimulating oneself in a sexual manner, these acts are not limited to the common ideas of jerking off or fingering, they may also include any fetishes or strange behaviors or acts one finds sexually amusing. Urban Dictionary

The act of taking it out of automatic & sticking it in manual !! Urban Dictionary

To not masturbate with out some kind of high-tech jack-off machine, pocket pussy, fleshlight or any other improvised masturbatory devices. Basically being masturbated a human with their hand other than your own hand. Urban Dictionary

The one time you had to "read" when playing video games but was abolished at the advent of Youtube. Urban Dictionary

The art of making farting sounds by cupping your hands and releasing air to make a tune. 1 in 10,000 people can do this properly Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Manual

The word "manual" in example sentences

OKWU: Blix and members of the Security Council very concerned about providing what they call a manual for weapons of mass destruction. ❋ Unknown (2002)

This is what we call a manual simulation, where we use a raw probability to calculate the outcome, and for all but the simplest problems, isn't very sophisticated. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The quintessential sport quad, the TRX450R, from Honda is available in manual (R) and electric start (ER) versions. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It's interesting that the AG's office isn't claiming that the manual is confidential or privileged, but is claiming that it's protected by copyright and can't be disseminated without payment of money. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The Palm manual is available in. pdf format, and for Documents to Go there is only wretched Help. ❋ Jean (2009)

If the review merely assumes that everything in the field manual is Geneva-compliant, it may end up reaffirming a codification of torture. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I can see why the captain manual advises against trivial conversation or gossiping about neighbors. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Trip computer in manual test car showed 29.2 mpg (3.42 gallons per 100 miles) in rambunctious driving on two-lane rural roads. ❋ Unknown (2010)

A six-speed manual is standard, with an automatic optional. ❋ Unknown (2010)

This stick, packed in with your manual, is all you need to reinstall your system now. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Stuff that comes with an instruction manual is the best. ❋ Unknown (2009)

You have it exactly right when you write, “If the review merely assumes that everything in the field manual is Geneva-compliant, it may end up reaffirming a codification of torture.” ❋ Unknown (2009)

You could use the lessons — I thought, but really there is nothing to say to that person, not without a phonetic manual from the Real Academia in Madrid. ❋ Unknown (2010)

If a manual is too dry people fall asleep, no one likes it, and that can even cause humans to dismiss a new methodology or have proper buy-in to see that it works. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Simply following the service intervals in the owner's manual is a good start. ❋ Jonathan Welsh (2010)

Six-speed manual is standard; six-speed automatic is optional. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In the meantime the TSA screening manual is on line and nobody ges supoeaned. ❋ Unknown (2009)

His new training manual is like a college course in how to do customer service at HomeAway. ❋ Teri Evans (2010)

[Can you] [drive] manual? ❋ Valoem (2005)

1. Well, gee, sir, have you tried reading the manual? 2. I've gotta do some hard [manual labor] today. 3. After last night I have no doubts regarding [Melanie's] manual [dexterity]. ❋ Melanie (2003)

dude in [thug] [im learning] jeremys jewish manual [combo] thing ❋ Some Cool Guy (2004)

That guy has [mad skills], he can manual down the streets of [San Francisco] at 50 [mph]! ❋ Mikwat (2004)

Jim [bought a car] with [a manual] tranny, because he was good at what he did during his [alone time]. ❋ D.R.W (2005)

[jill] never gives it up, so i usually [go home] and end up [doin it] manually. ❋ Bagheera187 (2006)

one [nastynaut] said let's take it out of automatic & stick it in manual. Manual said, " I like flying with U [BIG boys]!!" ( 100 [mile high club] ) ❋ Itichie_nocanpo (2006)

Nicole was [on the rag] so she gave me [a manual] to satisfy my sexual [urges]. ❋ $hIti0T (2014)

The Manual [era] is over! Youtube [remains] [supreme]! ❋ This Is A Fuck Win (2018)

"[I'm going to] make [a living] by peforming manualism [on stage]." ❋ MyChmclRmnce (2005)

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