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1. Having or making use of only one hand.
2. Calling for or brought about by the use of only one hand.

one′-hand′ed adv.


1. performed using one hand
2. designed for use with one hand
3. having only one hand
using one hand


1. having or using only one hand.
2. involving the use of only one hand.
3. with one hand.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - having or using a single hand; "one-handed golfers"; "a one-handed backetball shot"
handed - having or involving the use of hands; "a handed, tree-living animal"; "a four-handed card game"


A. ADV to catch the ball one-handedrecoger la pelota con una sola mano
B. ADJmanco
References in classic literature ?
Whether it was that Tashtego, that wild Indian, was so heedless and reckless as to let go for a moment his one-handed hold on the great cabled tackles suspending the head; or whether the place where he stood was so treacherous and oozy; or whether the Evil One himself would have it to fall out so, without stating his particular reasons; how it was exactly, there is no telling now; but, on a sudden, as the eightieth or ninetieth bucket came suckingly up --my God!
Every shot was made one-handed. This was repeated until my supply of .38's was depleted.
This is a simpler, more compact version of the Box Drill, but it accomplishes the mission of teaching shooting on the move as well as one-handed shooting.
This area displayed a stronger response to images of prostheses among the one-handed participants, compared to the controls, particularly among those who used a prosthesis most frequently in their daily lives.
DecaTxt-IN10DID is a ten key, one-handed, Bluetooth LE 4.0 keyboard that connects to iOS, Android, Linux, Mac and PC devices to provide an alternate way to type, text, scroll, add numbers and change pages.
In Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club's 98-85 tuneup victory against NLEX on Thursday, the Fil-German forward unveiled a new weapon in his arsenal - a one-handed free throw.
Professor Aaron Quigley, Chair of Human Computer Interaction at the School of Computer Science at the University, said: "The design of both wearable and large mobile devices assumes both hands are free, however one-handed use of devices, regardless of their size, is now commonplace.
India, May 3 -- Google has updated its Keyboard app, including a number of new features such as one-handed mode, adjustable keyboard height, and more.
The deal will facilitate both partners to strengthen their market position and collaborate to market Easysnap's one-handed unit dose sampling system and leverage on its patented and proprietary technologies.
The makers of FlyGrip call it a one-handed solution that is the only such device compatible with virtually all personal devices, including smartphones, mp3 players, e-readers, and tablets.
There was a time when, if you wanted to be considered a good shot, you practiced one-handed.