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hands

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hands, custodynoun

    (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child

    "my fate is in your hands"; "too much power in the president's hands"; "your guests are now in my custody"; "the mother was awarded custody of the children"

  2. work force, workforce, manpower, hands, mennoun

    the force of workers available

Wikipedia

  1. Hands

    Hands is the first single released from American singer Jewels second album, Spirit (1998). A "Christmas version" of the song appears on Joy: A Holiday Collection. No commercial single was issued in the United States, and the singles that were issued internationally received the album version. The radio edit can be found only on promos for the single. Even without a physical release, the song still reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and the video reached number one on VH1's Top 10 Countdown. It also reached number one in Canada for one week and peaked within the top 30 in Australia, the Netherlands and New Zealand.

ChatGPT

  1. hands

    Hands are the paired limbs located at the end of the arms in humans. They typically consist of fingers and a thumb, which enable grasping, holding, and manipulating objects with a high degree of dexterity and precision. Hands are essential for activities such as fine motor skills, tactile sensing, communication through gestures, and performing various tasks in daily life.

Wikidata

  1. Hands

    Hands is the third studio album by recording artist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal released in March 1998. This was his first release under the Bumblefoot name.

Editors Contribution

  1. hands

    Plural form of the word hand.

    We human beings have our hands and we are so grateful.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 16, 2015  

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  1. hands

    Song lyrics by hands -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by hands on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. Hands

    Hands vs. Hands-on -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Hands and Hands-on.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HANDS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hands is ranked #18939 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hands surname appeared 1,441 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Hands.

    60.7% or 875 total occurrences were White.
    30.2% or 436 total occurrences were Black.
    6% or 87 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 31 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hands' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #477

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hands' in Written Corpus Frequency: #857

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hands in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hands in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hands in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Belloni:

    You have to spend money, you have to shake hands. You have to have a message for your movie.

  2. Blake Adams:

    I see no reason why my hip will give me any issues from here forward, when I got here, my mindset was to just put it through the wringer. I was hitting balls at 7:15 and I would stop at dark. I mean, that's all I did. ... Each day, I would wake up and the only thing that hurt was my hands.

  3. Marcus Jones:

    I played his hands, it looked like he didn't want to throw the flag, then he threw it. I can't get mad at him for doing his job.

  4. Savina Donohoe:

    There was a strong smell from my hands after touching and holding it.

  5. Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune/Getty Images Abbott:

    We understand the urgent need for formula and our top priority is getting high-quality, safe formula into the hands of families across America, we will ramp production as quickly as we can while meeting all requirements. We’re committed to safety and quality and will do everything we can to re-earn the trust parents, caregivers and health care providers have placed in us for 130 years.

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