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at hand

Definition of at hand

  1. 1 :  close in distance or time <She likes to keep the phone (close) at hand.>

  2. 2 :  of immediate concern <We need to address the problem at hand and not argue about these other issues.>



Word by Word Definitions

handplay
  1. :  the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ

    :  the forelimb segment (as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

    :  a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: as

  1. :  with the hands rather than by machine

  1. :  to touch or manage with the hands

    :  to deal with

    :  furl


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