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Definition of Manual

Manual

  1. Of or pertaining to the hand; done or made by the hand; as, manual labor; the king's sign manual.
  2. 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.
  3. A keyboard of an organ or harmonium for the fingers, as distinguished from the pedals; a clavier, or set of keys.
  4. 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.).

Manual Quotations

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.
Paul Rand

The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
R. Buckminster Fuller

A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.
Gloria Steinem

I love being in my garden. I don't plant a lot of exotic flora, but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour.
Jacqueline Bisset

The manual for WordStar, the most popular word-processing program, is 400 pages thick. To write a novel, you have to read a novel - one that reads like a mystery to most people. They're not going to learn slash q-z any more than they're going to learn Morse code. That is what Macintosh is all about.
Steve Jobs
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Manual Translations

manual in French is manuel
manual in Italian is manuale, manuale
manual in Spanish is manual
manual in Swedish is handbok, manuellt, manual