a.1.Done by the hand, without support, or the guidance of instruments; - of drawing or sculpture; as, free-hand drawing. See under Drawing.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This tendency of his to be liberal and profuse he had acquired from having been a soldier in his youth, for the soldier's life is a school in which the niggard becomes free-handed and the free-handed prodigal; and if any soldiers are to be found who are misers, they are monsters of rare occurrence.
The minister said that KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has given free-hand to the opposition to hold protest.
Pedicle screw fixation with rod constructs has attained global acceptance for stable spine fixation.1 A variety of techniques have been described in modern literature with free hand techniques having the unique advantage of being universally applicable, especially in the developing world with a dearth of equipment.2 These free-hand techniques rely heavily on a surgeon's experience and ability to locate the pedicle entry point with anatomical landmarks.
Sources said the prime minister re-assured the chief minister of giving him a free-hand. They said the extent of a free hand given to the CM could be gauged from the fact that the chief minister was able to reshuffle bureaucracy to control the administrative affairs in the province and give direction to fulfil the vision of the prime minister.
But this is not the end of it, Imran Khan has given a free-hand to the friends of Pakistan`s enemies to ruin our economy for peanuts.
Methods: Fifty-one patients diagnosed with PISTs were retrospectively analyzed, and 157 pedicles screws were implanted in 23 patients using the free-hand technique (free-hand group) and 197 pedicle screws were implanted in 28 patients using the ITFN system (ITFN group).
We wish to apologize for unintentionally overlooking a previous work by Bellina and Missoni from 2011 (1) that appears to be the first detailed description of free-hand smartphone microscopic photography without an adapter.
He said that he was given free-hand for ensuring maximum development in the region while the Metro Bus project would be proved a milestone in development of the city.
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