Manual exercise

(Mil.) the exercise by which soldiers are taught the use of their muskets and other arms.

See also: Manual

References in classic literature ?
Now, reader, substitute for all these exclamation points, as many ringing thumps with a brawny fist upon the table, and you have some idea of the manual exercise that Dick went through while he thus spoke.
Securing this year's venue of the main parade in Srinagar has been a taxing mental and manual exercise.
In the past, extracting key contractual information from digital and physical contracts was a manual exercise, involving expensive resources such as M&A service teams including legal, financial and other specialist consultants.
Controlling vacuum rate is, in most cases, a manual exercise and relies heavily on the expertise of the operator.
Keeping up this policy and tradition, PharmEvo has been very generous to provide folders for Training Manual Exercise Book to Pakistan Association of Medical Editors for the course it has planned for editors of biomedical journals in Pakistan.
With respect to personal accomplishments, we would have dancing, fencing, boxing, wrestling, the infantry manual exercise, whist, backgammon, chess, the flute, and violin.
To the original script, in which Sylvia dresses as a man in an effort to be impressed into the British army, the American Company had added a piece of stage business in which Sylvia performed the small-arms drill, or manual exercise, of the American armed forces.
Not only does the group--which, by the way, does include men--get to enjoy the hands-on activity," says Carr, "but they reminisce, get manual exercise, socialize and have the opportunity to help one another.
Authoring Composer transforms the contract creation process from a frustrating manual exercise into a collaborative self-service process.
Business challenge Without a single, comprehensive solution for security vulnerability scanning and policy compliance, du was committing significant amounts of time, energy and money into manual exercises to understand how threat agents, probe, scan, and compromise the security of networks.
The enormous amount of time accountants previously invested in manual exercises can now be reinvested in value-added activities, ensuring data transparency, enhanced controls and the integrity of data for reporting and compliance purposes.
Physical interventions and right advice programmes at KIMS are made up of specific manual exercises and various physical techniques.