Definitions of manual

  1. Performed by the hand.
  2. ( military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
  3. A small book; a handbook; in military usage, an exercise in the handling of a weapon, done in a prescribed way; the keyboard of an organ or harmonium.
  4. A handbook: a handy compendium of a large subject or treatise: the service- book of the Roman Catholic Church.
  5. A hand- book.
  6. A compact volume; handbook.
  7. A keyboard, as of an organ.
  8. Training in the handling of a weapon.
  9. A handbook or handy compendium; the Rom. Cath. Service- book; the key- board of an organ.
  10. A compendium, or a handbook; a small book that may be conveniently handled; service- book of the R. Cath. Ch.; the key- board of an organ or harmonium.
  11. A wing- quill borne on the manus or hand of Birds; a primary feather.
  12. Manually.
  13. requiring human effort; " a manual transmission"
  14. doing or requiring physical work; " manual labor"; " manual laborer"
  15. Of or pertaining to the hand; done or made by the hand; as, manual labor; the king's sign manual.
  16. A small book, such as may be carried in the hand, or conveniently handled; a handbook; specifically, the service book of the Roman Catholic Church.
  17. A keyboard of an organ or harmonium for the fingers, as distinguished from the pedals; a clavier, or set of keys.
  18. A prescribed exercise in the systematic handing of a weapon; as, the manual of arms; the manual of the sword; the manual of the piece ( cannon, mortar, etc.).
  19. Pertaining to, or done by, the hands.
  20. Pertaining to the hand: done, made, or used by the hand.
  21. Done, made, or used by the hand.
  22. Performed, made, or used by the hand.
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