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Noun: manual  man-yoo-ul
  1. A handbook that instructs on how to use a particular device or piece of software
  2. (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    - manual of arms
  3. A transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedal
    - standard transmission, stick shift [N. Amer], manual transmission
Adjective: manual  man-yoo-ul
  1. Of or relating to the hands
    "manual dexterity"
  2. Requiring human effort
    "a manual transmission"
  3. Doing or requiring physical work
    "manual labour"; "manual labourer"

Derived forms: manuals

See also: blue-collar, hand-operated, non-automatic

Type of: drill, enchiridion, exercise, handbook, practice, practice session, recitation, transmission, transmission system, vade mecum

Antonym: automatic

Encyclopedia: Manual