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Manual

Man´u`al   Pronunciation: măn´ũ`al
a.1.Of or pertaining to the hand.
2.Performed by a person using physical as contrasted with mental effort; as, manual labor.
3.Done or made by the hand. In some contexts, contrasted with automatic or mechanical.
Manual exercise
(Mil.) the exercise by which soldiers are taught the use of their muskets and other arms.
Seal manual
the impression of a seal worn on the hand as a ring.
Sign manual
See under Sign.
n.1.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.
- Sir M. Hale.
2.(Mus.) A keyboard of an organ or harmonium for the fingers, as distinguished from the pedals; a clavier, or set of keys.
3.(Mil.) 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.).
Noun1.Manualmanual - a small handbook
2.manual - (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
Synonyms: manual of arms
Adj.1.manual - of or relating to the hands; "manual dexterity"
2.manual - requiring human effort; "a manual transmission"
Antonyms:
automatic - operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control; "automatic transmission"; "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts"
3.manual - doing or requiring physical work; "manual labor"; "manual laborer"

MANUAL. That which is employed or used by the hand, of which a present profit may be made. Things in the manual occupation of the owner cannot be distrained for rent. Vide Tools.

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