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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

Freebase

  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.

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  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

How to pronounce hands?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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  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. Trainer Dan Skelton:

    The authorities are working hard to get it back as quickly as possible, this goes wider than just competition and participation though. It is a health thing for horses so we have to put that first and foremost. It's worrying that it is happening in horses that are vaccinated and it's not doing the job. I feel that we are in competent hands and it is being handled really well.

  2. Joe Biden/a:

    I think it would -- important only in one sense, not in a personal sense, important in the sense that we are able to demonstrate the end of this chaos that he's created, that there is peaceful transfer of power with the competing parties standing there, shaking hands, and moving on. I think that's important.

  3. Michael Rakowitz:

    Almost as soon as Carolyn [Christov-Bakargiev] showed me these images of this atelier, I immediately understood that also, as a city, it was these Armenian fingers and hands that were creating these motifs on the building that were bearing silent witness to the trauma in the past 100 years. And it was almost like this architectural seance, where these citizens that were forcibly forgotten, were able to come back in.

  4. Kiki Bertens:

    I've been practising so much my hands hurt and my eyes hurt, it's fun. I'm just glad to put my tennis kit on again.

  5. Alex Bell:

    It is hard to overstate the importance of Rome, from Mount Aventine, there are no more than half a dozen major works by Turner left in private hands and this work must rank as one of the very finest.

Images & Illustrations of hands

  1. handshandshandshandshands

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