running hand


Definition of running hand

: handwriting in which the letters are usually slanted and the words formed without lifting the pen

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Recent Examples on the Web The lab offers weekly seminars led by technologists and runs hands-on exercises over a six-week period. Jackson Barnett, Scientific American, "Congressional Ignorance Leaves the U.S. Vulnerable to Cyberthreats," 21 Oct. 2019 Random visitors could even run hands over the artifacts, casually pressing buttons and toggling switches that once perhaps were used for life-and-death purposes. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, "NASA’s restored Apollo Mission Control is a slice of ’60s life, frozen in amber," 28 June 2019 This amaro bar runs hands down the best dining deal in town, dinner for two for $35, your choice of two pasta dishes and a bottle of wine. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "The best dinner-for-two deal in Seattle: a bottle of wine and 2 pasta entrees for $35," 18 Sep. 2018 Their steadfast support for the president suggests that no matter who wins the June 12 primary, Virginia’s Republican candidate for U.S. Senate will run hand-in-hand with Trump, who polls poorly in Virginia but remains popular with the GOP base. Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, "Republicans seeking to unseat Kaine embrace Trump at Liberty University debate," 20 Apr. 2018 The surplus of runs handed a victory to Kenta Maeda. Andy Mccullough,, "Dodgers extend win streak to four with sweep over Padres," 19 Apr. 2018 Some ran hands over the trigger guards of their rifles. Newsweek, "Amazing Photos of Bioluminescent Phytoplankton," 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of running hand

1575, in the meaning defined above

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“Running hand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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