Manuel vs. Manual - What's the difference?

Wikipedia

  • Manuel

    From Old French manuel, borrowed from Late Latin manuāle. Same meaning as manual or handbook.

  • Manual

    A book that is conveniently handled.
    A user guide or user's guide, also commonly known as a manual, is a technical communication document intended to give assistance to people using a particular system.

Wiktionary

  • Manual (noun)

    A handbook.

  • Manual (noun)

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

  • Manual (noun)

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

  • Manual (noun)

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

  • Manual (noun)

    A vehicle with a manual transmission.

  • Manual (noun)

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

  • Manual (noun)

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

    "do a manual"

  • Manual (adjective)

    Performed with the hands (of an activity).

  • Manual (adjective)

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

  • Manual (adjective)

    Performed by a human rather than a machine.

    "The student manually corrected several errors missed by the spell checker."

Oxford Dictionary

  • Manual (adjective)

    relating to or done with the hands

    "manual dexterity"

  • Manual (adjective)

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

    "a manual typewriter"

  • Manual (adjective)

    using or working with the hands

    "a manual labourer"

  • Manual (noun)

    a book giving instructions or information

    "a computer manual"

  • Manual (noun)

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

  • Manual (noun)

    a vehicle with manual transmission.

  • Manual (noun)

    an organ keyboard played with the hands not the feet.

Webster Dictionary

  • Manual (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the hand.

  • Manual (adjective)

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

  • Manual (adjective)

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

  • Manual (noun)

    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.

  • Manual (noun)

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

  • Manual (noun)

    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.).

Princeton's WordNet

  • Manual (noun)

    a small handbook

  • Manual (noun)

    (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle

  • Manual (adjective)

    of or relating to the hands;

    "manual dexterity"

  • Manual (adjective)

    requiring human effort;

    "a manual transmission"

  • Manual (adjective)

    doing or requiring physical work;

    "manual labor"

    "manual laborer"

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