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manual

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EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈman.j(ʊ)əl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmænjə(wə)l/
  • Hyphenation: man‧u‧al
  • Homophone: Manuel (Anglicized pronunciaion)
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old French manuel, from Late Latin manuāle

NounEdit

manual (plural manuals)

  1. A handbook.
  2. A booklet that instructs on the usage of a particular machine.
  3. (music) A keyboard for the hands on a harpsichord, organ, or other musical instrument.
  4. A manual transmission; a gearbox, especially of a motorized vehicle, shifted by the operator.
  5. (by synecdoche) A vehicle with a manual transmission.
  6. A bicycle technique whereby the front wheel is held aloft by the rider, without the use of pedal foce.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Anglo-Norman manuel, manual, from Latin manuālis, from manus (hand).

AdjectiveEdit

manual (not comparable)

  1. Performed with the hands (of an activity).
    • 1897, Henry James, What Maisie Knew:
      She gave a wild manual brush to her locks.
  2. Operated by means of the hands (of a machine, device etc.).
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NounEdit

manual c (singular definite manualen, plural indefinite manualer)

  1. manual, a booklet that instructs on the usage of a particular machine

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EtymologyEdit

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manual m, f (plural manuais; comparable)

  1. manual

NounEdit

manual m (plural manuais)

  1. manual

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manual m, n

  1. manual (adj)

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manual m (plural manuales)

  1. manual

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manual c

  1. a manual, a handbook
  2. (music) a manual, a keyboard

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