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We've got ballots flying around, being counted by hand, arriving by truck and in God knows whose custody.
David Axelrod

Meaning of "by hand" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BY HAND

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WHAT DOES BY HAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of by hand in the English dictionary

The definition of by hand in the dictionary is by manual rather than mechanical means. Other definition of by hand is by messenger or personally.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BY HAND

by chance
by default
by degrees
by dint of
by ear
by easy stages
by far
by fits and starts
by half
by halves
by heart
by hook or crook
by jingo
by Jove
by leaps and bounds
by means of
by nature
by no manner of means
by no means
by numbers

WORDS THAT END LIKE BY HAND

a free hand
a heavy hand
at first hand
at hand
at second hand
come to hand
first hand
free hand
from hand to hand
hand
hand in hand
hat in hand
helping hand
in hand
on hand
out of hand
second hand
take in hand
the upper hand
to hand
upper hand

Synonyms and antonyms of by hand in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BY HAND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «by hand» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of by hand

Translation of «by hand» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BY HAND

Find out the translation of by hand to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of by hand from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «by hand» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

con la mano
570 millions of speakers

English

by hand
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हाथ से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

باليد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вручную
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pelo lado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাতের দ্বারা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

manuellement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

dengan tangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

von Hand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手で
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

손으로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

nggawe tangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bằng tay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கையால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हाताने तयार केलेल्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Elle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

manuale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ręcznie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вручну
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de mână
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

με το χέρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

met die hand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hand
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

for hånd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of by hand

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BY HAND»

The term «by hand» is very widely used and occupies the 17.783 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BY HAND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «by hand» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «by hand» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about by hand

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10 QUOTES WITH «BY HAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word by hand.
1
David Axelrod
We've got ballots flying around, being counted by hand, arriving by truck and in God knows whose custody.
2
David Cone
We charted individual pitches by hand, so I had that data from game to game, but from year to year, I didn't really have that data, because a lot of times it was discarded.
3
Patrick Demarchelier
Dior Couture is like art - they are the art pieces of a fashion house. Each piece is unique and made by hand.
4
Jennifer Egan
I write totally spontaneously. I actually write fiction by hand - that always seems to startle people. I think the reason I do that is to bypass the thinking part of me and get to the more unconscious part, which is where all the good ideas seem to be.
5
Lawrence Hargrave
The wings are moved several times by hand to charge the crank chamber with mixture, which flows on through the external pipe and inlet valve to the compression space and cylinder.
6
Carl Honore
In a world where so much happens through computer screens, making a meal by hand, touching the raw materials, feeling your way through a recipe, tasting, adjusting, engaging all the senses, can be a soothing release.
7
Adriana Lima
I like presents that a man has spent time on, doing them himself, like a card or anything that is made by hand and from the heart.
8
Dieter Rams
I don't like computers. I still like to do my drawings by hand.
9
Simon Reuben
I can't read a computer screen and never use a calculator. It's all in my head and by hand.
10
Irma S. Rombauer
The automatic bread maker is not as good as breads made by hand, but waking up to the smell of fresh bread is worth the price of admission. We use it for fresh cinnamon raisin toast - mmmmmmm!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BY HAND»

Discover the use of by hand in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to by hand and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cooking by Hand
A collection of more than one hundred delectable recipes by the chef of Oliveto Restaurant is accompanied by a dozen literary essays that reflect on the timeless mysteries of food and food preparation.
Paul Bertolli, 2003
2
Baking By Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries ...
Two professionally-trained bakers and the owners of an artisanal bakery in Massachusetts offer 100 recipes for making breads and pastries including olive ciabatta, multigrain, sourdough, sticky buns, pies and tarts using innovative and ...
Andy King, Jackie King, 2013
3
Printing by Hand: A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade ...
A talented designer explains how to create a wide variety of unusual and innovative hand-printed fabrics, furnishings, accessories, and paper crafts by using stencils, master stamps, and screen printing, using step-by-step instructions to ...
Lena Corwin, 2008
4
By Hand: The Use of Craft in Contemporary Art
From Jennifer Lew's irreverent handmade felt pieces to Dynamo-ville's one-of-a-kind puppets to the hand-bound and hand-stitched publications of Evil Twin, it is obvious that these objects have been made with care and consideration.By Hand ...
Shu Hung, Joseph Magliaro, 2007
5
Making Journals by Hand: 26 Creative Projects for Keeping ...
Provides instruction for creating various types of journals, describes journal-keeping techniques, and offers suggestions for more elaborate projects.
Jason Thompson, 2000
6
World Made by Hand
In "World Made by Hand," an astonishing work of speculative fiction, Kunstler brings to life what America might be, a few decades hence, after these catastrophes converge.
James Howard Kunstler, 2009
7
Built by Hand: Vernacular Buildings Around the World
The text is a combined effort of Yoshio's wife Eiko, who is his regular travel/work partner, and Athena and Bill Steen.
Bill Steen, 2003
8
Quiltmaking by Hand: Simple Stitches, Exquisite Quilts
This book introduces new quilters to a simple yet versatile set of techniques that allows them to create sensational quilts entirely by hand. --from vendor description.
Jinny Beyer, 2004
9
Making Books by Hand: A Step-by-step Guide
Create beautiful handmade scrapbooks, photo albums, diaries, blank books, and more!
Mary McCarthy, Philip Manna, 2000
10
Made by Hand: My Adventures in the World of Do-It-Yourself
" -Seth Godin From his unique vantage point as editor-in-chief of Make magazine, the hub of the do-it-yourself movement, Mark Frauenfelder takes readers on an inspiring and surprising tour of the vibrant world of DIY.
Mark Frauenfelder, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BY HAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term by hand is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Surveillance chief has to send secrets by hand
The judge who oversees the use of surveillance powers had to deliver a top secret letter to a senior Whitehall security official by hand because ... «The Times, Jul 15»
2
Celebrate 'Godzilla' Co-Creator Eiji Tsuburaya's Birthday by Making …
“Their construction process is incredible: all of their costumes and props are made by hand, in a secret studio,” Horn said in a post on Google's ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
Three-year-old suffers alcohol poisoning after drinking hand gel
Toddler poisoned by hand sanitiser · A future without Dalai Lama · While you were sleeping · Princess Charlotte christened gallery video. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
Chi-Ka in Dubai offers elegant, hand-crafted abayas inspired by the …
Our kimonos and kimono-abayas are all one-of-a-kind, meticulously sewn, painted and embroidered by hand. Genuine kimonos are works of ... «The National, Jul 15»
5
Ecuador's indigenous Evangelicals unmoved by Pope visit
"The alb and stoles were embroidered by hand, and the rest of the pieces were done by machine," Sister María Beatriz told CNA. She added ... «Catholic Online, Jul 15»
6
David Sweat spent hours cutting 16-inch escape pipe by hand
The source said investigators asked him questions about how Sweat made the cuts in the prison pipe. He said the cuts were made by hand and ... «WPTZ The Champlain Valley, Jul 15»
7
Man Dives, Hand-Feeds Sharks Off The Coast Of Florida
CBS4, however, met a man who does the opposite—and he is trying to get closer than ever by hand-feeding them. Feeding the sharks is illegal ... «CBS Local, Jun 15»
8
Fredericksburg man forges new career making knives by hand
I never know what it's going to look like,” said LaSeur, who forges knives and crafts their handles by hand in a converted garage behind his ... «Fredericksburg.com, Jun 15»
9
Centre rocked by hand injury
OLDHAM have suffered a major blow with the news from Salford Red Devils that loan centre Jon Ford will be out for four to six weeks with a ... «Oldham Chronicle, Jun 15»
10
The painstaking art of making shoes by hand
Who knew that watching a box get made by hand could be so captivating? SPLOID is delicious brain candy. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, ... «Gizmodo, Jun 15»

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