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manual dexterity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n manual dexterity adroitness in using the hands
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Usage

In literature:

Besides mental power, he also possessed great manual dexterity.
"The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne
The main dependence was on bodily strength and manual dexterity.
"Astoria Or, Anecdotes Of An Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains" by Washington Irving
Admirable, however, as is his manual dexterity, his mental altitude is still more to be admired; for it is artistic to perfection.
"The Soul of the Far East" by Percival Lowell
It shows wonderful powers of manual dexterity, but it does not please me.
"Mr. Hogarth's Will" by Catherine Helen Spence
Manual dexterity, 23; of woman, 310.
"Sex and Society" by William I. Thomas
Special or technical knowledge, manual dexterity or strength 4.
"The Psychology of Management" by L. M. Gilbreth
The man who sets type develops keenness of vision and manual dexterity.
"Civics and Health" by William H. Allen
Hence the difficulty of acquiring a manual dexterity later in life.
"The Children: Some Educational Problems" by Alexander Darroch
Their aims are thus more and more limited to manual dexterity, and their fancy paralyzed.
"Aratra Pentelici, Seven Lectures on the Elements of Sculpture" by John Ruskin
Their aims are thus more and more limited to manual dexterity, and their fancy paralyzed.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
Carson was sure he knew in what school such manual dexterity had been acquired.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
His want of sight seemed to be no impediment to his manual dexterity.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
From the earliest years manual dexterity should be cultivated by kindergarten work, modelling, sewing, knitting and sloyd.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Personally, I believe that the educational value of manual dexterity has only begun to be appreciated.
"The Idyl of Twin Fires" by Walter Prichard Eaton
Factories run by machines with human skills, intelligence, manual dexterity.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
The same thing may generally be said of any other extraordinary manual dexterity.
"A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive" by John Stuart Mill
As in all such cases, however, science is useless without the aid of practical experience and acquired manual dexterity.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
It is the same in all extraordinary manual dexterity.
"A Logic Of Facts" by George Jacob Holyoake
In sheer manual dexterity, our prisoners also showed great resource.
"Caught by the Turks" by Francis Yeats-Brown
Nasmyth, James, manual dexterity, 317, 440.
"Contemporary Socialism" by John Rae
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In news:

Mechanix Wear's Mossy Oak M- Pact glove features a new rubberized grip on the thumb, index finger and palm for improved manual dexterity.
Interpersonal skills, assessment and analytical abilities to provide pharmaceutical care, manual dexterity for the performance of pharmaceutical compounding techniques, keyboard skills.
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