manually

adverb

ma·​nu·​al·​ly ˈman-yə-wə-lē How to pronounce manually (audio)
-yə-lē,
-yü-ə-lē
: by hand and not by machine : by manual methods
We have to enter the data manually.
Each winch drum is attached to gears which are turned manually by a large wheel mounted on the inboard side. Nancy Taylor Robson

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of manually was in the 15th century

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“Manually.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manually. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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