Definition of hand-operated in English:
(Of a device) operated or controlled by hand, rather than automatically or electronically: a hand-operated lever the pots are made with a simple hand-operated potter’s wheel
More example sentences
- In 1881 a factory employing 600 workers was constructed in Belfast, replacing hand-operated methods of production with power-driven machinery.
- The grand brick building's architect saw fit to include a hand-operated elevator in the plans.
- Close to 4,000 books, mainly poetry, have come out of the hand-operated treadle printing machine of the Writer's Workshop.
Definition of hand-operated in:
- US English dictionary
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