Adjective "Handing" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Handing


    Definition:

    1. the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb.

    2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates.

    3. a terminal prehensile part, as the chela of a crustacean, or, in falconry, the foot of a falcon.

    4. something resembling a hand in shape or function, as various types of pointers: the hands of a clock.

    5. index (def 8).

    6. a person employed in manual labor or for

    Origin:
    hand

    Examples:

    "sovereignties can be handing."

    "powers can be handing."

    "assets can be handing."

    "volumes can be handing."

    "snacks can be handing."

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