hands hands  /ˈhændz/


  1. (n) (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
  2. (n) the force of workers available


  1. The world's first commercially available bionic hand took many hands many years to develop.
  2. A man's hands can tell a lot about himthe kind of work he does, his attention to personal cleanliness, the extent of his vanity.
  3. He is, hands down, one of the best film composers.


  1. Hands On: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Samsung's "summer proof" flagship variant is here, dubbed the Galaxy S4 Active. We had a chance to go hands on with the rugged AT&T smartphone.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PC Magazine

  2. All Hands Active offers rare opportunity to test out the latest in gaming technology

    Join All Hands Active on Saturday to test out the Oculus Rift.Courtesy of All Hands Active. Immerse yourself in virtual reality on Saturday at the Oculus Rift Demo Night hosted by All Hands Active and The Game Makers. Visit...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: AnnArbor.com

  3. Hands-Free Interactive Electronics Still Distract Drivers

    New car systems allow sending or receiving electronic messages using hands-free devices, but they are still major distractions to driving. Karen Hopkin reports
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News


  1. "We are still digging with our hands and shovels because we can't use cranes because many of the houses were built of clay," Qassim said.
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Abd al-Karim Qasim Source: Boston Globe

  2. "In France they have made an 'affair d'etat' with football, but football remains in the hands of the federation," said Blatter. "We will help the national association and if it cannot be solved by consultation, then the only thing we have is...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: BBC Sport

  3. "The court's decision today and its decision in 2008 in District of Columbia v. Heller both make clear that we can work to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and terrorists while at the same time respecting the constitutional rights of law-...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: BusinessWeek

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /