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Manuel vs. Manual

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Manualnoun

A handbook.

Manualnoun

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

Manualnoun

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

Manualnoun

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

Manualnoun

(by synecdoche) A vehicle with a manual transmission.

Manualnoun

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

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Manualnoun

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

‘do a manual’;

Manualadjective

Performed with the hands (of an activity).

Manualadjective

Operated by means of the hands (of a machine, device etc.).

Manualadjective

(technology) Performed by a human rather than a machine.

‘The student manually corrected several errors missed by the spell checker.’;

Manualadjective

Of or pertaining to the hand.

Manualadjective

Performed by a person using physical as contrasted with mental effort; as, manual labor.

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Manualadjective

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

Manualnoun

A small book, such as may be carried in the hand, or conveniently handled; a handbook; specifically, the service book of the Roman Catholic Church.

‘This manual of laws, styled the Confessor's Laws.’;

Manualnoun

A keyboard of an organ or harmonium for the fingers, as distinguished from the pedals; a clavier, or set of keys.

Manualnoun

A prescribed exercise in the systematic handing of a weapon; as, the manual of arms; the manual of the sword; the manual of the piece (cannon, mortar, etc.).

Manualnoun

a small handbook

Manualnoun

(military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle

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Manualadjective

of or relating to the hands;

‘manual dexterity’;

Manualadjective

requiring human effort;

‘a manual transmission’;

Manualadjective

doing or requiring physical work;

‘manual labor’; ‘manual laborer’;

Manualadjective

relating to or done with the hands

‘manual dexterity’;

Manualadjective

(of a device) operated or controlled by hand, rather than automatically or electronically

‘a manual typewriter’;

Manualadjective

using or working with the hands

‘a manual labourer’;

Manualnoun

a book giving instructions or information

‘a computer manual’;

Manualnoun

(in the Christian Church) a book of the forms to be used by priests in the administration of the sacraments.

Manualnoun

a vehicle with manual transmission.

Manualnoun

an organ keyboard played with the hands not the feet.

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