What does hand-held mean?

Definitions for hand-held

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hand-held, handheld(adj)

    small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands

    "a hand-held computer"


  1. hand-held(Noun)

    A personal digital assistant or video game console that is small enough to be held in the hands.

  2. hand-held(Adjective)

    Held in one or both hands.

  3. hand-held(Adjective)

    Small and light enough to be operated while held in one or both hands.

  4. Origin: (see hand) + held


  1. Chaldean Numerology

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

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hand-held in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Safire:

    I want my questions answered by an alert and experienced politician, prepared to be grilled and quoted-not my hand held by an old smoothie.

  2. Thomas McKenna:

    There are numerous barriers, like sills, that would block a wheeled robot. In addition, a humanoid robot can use firefighting gear designed for humans, such as protective coats, backpack fire suppressants, hand-held sensors and hose nozzles.

  3. Jeremy Guggenheim:

    The new study and other recent work suggests that this preventative effect of time outdoors is beneficial even at very young ages, e.g. 3 - 6 years-old, too much close work, such as reading and using hand-held devices, may also be a risk - although the jury is still out on this question.

  4. Ken Barlow:

    My land is in the exact SAME spot. It cannot ever move. Metes and Bounds exist for this exact reason, i was on the point last Saturday and used my hand held GPS and my trucks GPS to confirm my land is above the water line and was blending with the point just as I predicted. My land will always be there.

  5. Cat Ellington:

    If God ever commands the spirit of wisdom to depart from me, well, I reckon that I'll never be able to compose the written word again. Not in music, and not in literature. If there is a blank page before me, it wouldn't matter if my right hand held a thousand dollar ink pen from the House of Montblanc, or an ink pen branded Paper Mate, not one word would be jotted from the ink of either or, and the page would remain blank.

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