nonprehensile


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Adj.1.nonprehensile - not prehensile
prehensile - adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object; "a monkey's prehensile tail"
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Dynamic object manipulation (it is also called Dynamic Nonprehensile Manipulation (DNM) meaning manipulation without grasping the object), however, simplifies the structure of manipulators while adding complexity to the control strategy, dynamical modeling, and stability analysis of the process.
We show that these two points are special cases of PRI in our defined nonprehensile manipulation problem.
He then reasoned that humans diverged from the Catarhine stock comprising of humans, anthropoid apes, and Old World monkeys, all having nostrils opening downward and close together and a nonprehensile, often greatly reduced or vestigial tail.