Definition of Handed

1. Adjective. Having or involving the use of hands. "A four-handed card game"

Similar to: One-handed, Bimanual, Two-handed
Derivative terms: Handedness
Antonyms: Handless



Definition of Handed

1. a. With hands joined; hand in hand.

Definition of Handed

1. Adjective. With hands joined; hand in hand. ¹

2. Adjective. (''in combination'') Having a peculiar or characteristic hand. ¹

3. Verb. (past of hand) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handed

1. hand [v] - See also: hand

Medical Definition of Handed

1. 1. With hands joined; hand in hand. "Into their inmost bower, Handed they went." (Milton) 2. Having a peculiar or characteristic hand. "As poisonous tongued as handed." (Shak) Handed is used in composition in the sense of having (such or so many) hands; as, bloody-handed; free-handed; heavy-handed; left-handed; single-handed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handed

handcrafters
handcrafting
handcrafts
handcraftsman
handcraftsmanship
handcraftsmanships
handcraftsmen
handcuff
handcuff artist
handcuffed
handcuffing
handcuffs
handcycle
handcycles
hande
handed (current term)
handed-down
handed down
handed in
handed off
handed out
handedly
handedness
handednesses
handegg
handeggs
hander
handers
handes
handfast

Literary usage of Handed

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1. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1904)
"On Right-handed and Left-handed Relations in Space. 23.] In this treatise the motions of translation along any axis and of rotation about that axis will be ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1877)
"Hence of the two circularly polarized rays, that which is right-handed must have ... In other words, the right-handed ray has performed, a greater number of ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"The patient, herself right-handed, had a left-handed father and a left-handed mother ... He was himself right-handed, but had two brothers both of whom were ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"R — right-handed, L = left-handed, when two symbols are used together, as in the formula RL, the first symbol refers to the unimanual preference and the ..."

5. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"A twist given by the parameters of §130 is right•handed if o;0/30>0 and the coordinate system is right•handed. 6. The linear complex <"'determined by a ..."

6. A Treatise on Electricity by Frederick Bernard Pidduck (1916)
"Right-handed co-ordinate axes. If Ox, Oy, Oz are the positive directions of a set of rectangular axes in three dimensions, and Ox, Oy are fixed, ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"A gentleman acquaintance who is left-handed for most things has by ... In the left-handed, as is well known, the speech center is in the right brain. ..."

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