manual dexterity


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Noun1.manual dexterity - adroitness in using the handsmanual dexterity - adroitness in using the hands  
adeptness, adroitness, deftness, quickness, facility - skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"
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The main dependence was on bodily strength and manual dexterity.
His custom rapidly diminished--a misfortune, however, that was probably reckoned among his better accidents by Owen Warland, who was becoming more and more absorbed in a secret occupation which drew all his science and manual dexterity into itself, and likewise gave full employment to the characteristic tendencies of his genius.
He said: "It involves manual dexterity, but there's a range of jobs based on people's abilities.
Dr Clare McVeigh, senior lecturer in biology, guided the visiting students through a dissection class, said: "Dissecting a frog for the first time is an excellent learning experience for prospective medical students, giving them an opportunity to develop their manual dexterity and also to apply what they know from textbooks to a real organism.
You need experience of working in a team environment, the ability to work flexibly, manual dexterity and the willingness to learn and develop.
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The maker must display a great deal of manual dexterity, must be able to read a scale plan and follow and be able to identify and solve problems that prevent a kite from taking off.
It was his homage to the manual dexterity of artisans who sculpt and make papier mache animals in Paete, Laguna.
A good exercise to improve manual dexterity is to hold a tennis or golf ball in your hand and use your fingers to rotate it.
The next man up dealt with printers for a living - but when his girlfriend, who worked for Argos, came up to join them, with Nina now jumping between voices for three, it was a masterclass in spontaneous wit, manual dexterity and keeping your mouth shut at the right moments.
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Dental hygiene programs also use non-cognitive variables for admissions requirements such as manual dexterity or psychomotor skills testing.