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. The boats, in general, had to be propelled by oars and setting poles, or drawn by the hand and by grappling hooks from one root or overhanging tree to another; or towed by the long cordelle, or towing line, where the shores were sufficiently clear of woods and thickets to permit the men to pass along the banks.
"You have a certain manual dexterity. With hard work and perseverance there is no reason why you should not become a careful, not incompetent painter.
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.
His manual dexterity as a surgeon not only prevents patients from pain but blended with his selfless devotion and affectionate behaviour resolves patients' anxiety, brings early cure and satisfaction to them.
At first, a few students struggled to get started tearing the paper, but I think it's good practice for manual dexterity and created interesting organic shapes.
The equipment carry really pushed me physically and the manual dexterity test looked easy - until it was my turn!
Jebel Sammema has vibrated to the rhythm of the music, sounds of different cultures and has turned into a bazaar of shepherds where are exhibited the products of manual dexterity.
In spite of the various publications that stated that manual dexterity has predictive value as a screening instrument for selecting dental school students (Spratley, 1992; Oudshoorn, 2003; Beier et al.), it is debatable whether manual skills and dental aptitude are valid parameters for selecting dental students or predictive measures linked to professional success (Giuliani et al., 2007).
Researchers at Stanford University have mocked up an electronic glove that allows robots to possess a portion of the manual dexterity that humans employ.
On the other hand, the 'declining' skills, or those that continue to become redundant as AI manages to take over these, are the following: Manual dexterity, endurance and precision; memory, verbal, auditory and spatial abilities; management of financial and material resources; technology installation and maintenance; reading, writing, math and active listening; management of personnel; quality control and safety awareness; coordination and time management; visual, auditory and speech abilities; and technology use, monitoring and control.
Aptar Pharma recognized the need for a device of this kind, noting that traditional nebulizers come with a set of challenges including complexities in setup, manual dexterity requirements and overall usage time.
A potential issue relating to the use of the CG, and of importance to team-sport athletes, is that manual dexterity has been found to be significantly impaired after 5 min of hand immersion in 10[degrees]C water compared to no-cooling (Cheung et al., 2003).