What does hand-to-hand mean?

Definitions for hand-to-hand

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hand-to-hand(adverb)

    being at close quarters

    "hand-to-hand fighting"

  2. hand to hand(adverb)

    at close quarters

    "fought hand to hand"


  1. hand-to-hand(Adjective)

    Close together, within arm's reach.

  2. hand-to-hand(Adjective)

    Especially, fighting done within reach rather than at range. May or may not indicate unarmed combat.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hand-to-hand in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hand-to-hand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of hand-to-hand

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