Simple Definition of hands–on
: gained by actually doing something rather than learning about it from books, lectures, etc.
: involving or allowing the use of your hands or touching with your hands
: actively and personally involved in something (such as running a business)
Full Definition of hands–on
1 : relating to, being, or providing direct practical experience in the operation or functioning of something <hands–on training>; also : involving or allowing use of or touching with the hands <a hands–on museum display>
2 : characterized by active personal involvement <a hands–on manager>
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