handwork handwork

Definition(s):

  • (n) a work produced by hand labor

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The handwork argument is persuasive.
  2. When mass production came to Colt, it kept the same piecework rates as for the slow handwork.
  3. Couturiers depend on handwork to set them apart, and a new crop of limited-edition fragrances is embracing that mentality.

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  1. "Football shape, game shape, is different," said Thomas. "You're working on your timing, your footwork, your handwork. It's not like other sports. In basketball you can shoot free throws (on your own). Out here, you can't tackle in the...
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Adalius Thomas Source: Daily News Transcript

  2. "I was thinking about hands - Leonardo's hands and what handwork can achieve," said Simons, who installed as a centerpiece rotating wooden blades, called "Binary Star," by the contemporary British artist Conrad Shawcross.
    on Jan 28, 2007 By: Simons Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It has to call you," Flor says. "At the very least, you need to really learn a real instrument. You also need to be a good analyst, a strong leader, and have good handwork."
    on Oct 4, 2008 By: Claus Peter Flor Source: Malaysia Star

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