dexterity


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Synonyms for dexterity

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skillfulness in the use of the hands or body

the quality or state of being mentally agile

Synonyms for dexterity

adroitness in using the hands

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Expect more exciting announcements from us in the near future regarding other entities and services we plan to unveil," said Wright, Vice President of Client Services for Dexterity Media.
NASA doesn't expect to be able to duplicate human movement fully, but it does hope to come close to the dexterity of performance of an astronaut wearing a builty spacesuit in outer space, Culbert said.
True, some residents may have self-administered insulin for many years, but it must be determined that they still have the dexterity to draw up the insulin and adequate vision to read the units.
Today, based on reports from hospital personnel, occupational therapists, and patients themselves, craft kits contribute to the overall recovery of many patients by developing finger dexterity or hand control and improving hand-eye coordination, as well as counteracting boredom, the number one problem in every hospital.
Two of the innovation highlights are the HyFlex[R] 11-402--the first enhanced visibility multi-purpose glove to be coated with water-based PU and providing an ideal balance of comfort, protection and dexterity in jobs that require precision handling--and the new chemical-resistant glove AlphaTec[R] 58-270, benefiting from Ansell's industry-leading grip technology with an enhanced dexterity and comfort.
But with plays like ``The Nerd'' and especially the 1983 comedy ``The Foreigner,'' Shue demonstrated that he could navigate his way around both the funny bone and the human heart with equal dexterity.
Being Japanese, and not possessing Warhol's dexterity, I shall simply explain my concept to the public as one does in a film promotion, and as I have done here.
The crisply detailed translucent cladding alludes to the dexterity and precision of scientific instrument makers, whose traditional skills established the university's reputation.
The naked women--draping themselves over men's backs with a languorous dexterity worthy of the Moulin Rouge in Passion, or bursting out of a baseball as a giant fist closes around them in Baseball--are just the most obvious instances of moments when there seems little point to the onstage activities other than an aesthetic ploy.
I thought that the most striking observation was that hands-free cellular telephones offered no large safety advantage, suggesting that the major factor in a motor vehicle collision was not limited manual dexterity, but the driver's limited attention," Redelmeier says.
The Liberating Tech prosthetics provide the highest levels of control and dexterity in the industry, allowing amputees to enjoy the most natural use of artificial limbs.
Throw in differing 'clear line' and falling block speeds into the mix and it quickly becomes an exercise in mental dexterity.
The new NT 10 P PF has been designed to combine comfort, flexibility and dexterity with protection against a range of irritant chemicals that workers can encounter and who will need short term need cover," said Donald Gillespie, International Marketing Manager, Marigold Industrial Ltd.
When they compared magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans taken before and after for both groups, they found that auditory and motor areas of the brain linked respectively with hearing and dexterity grew larger only in the trainee musicians.
But showman though Dutoit is, he proved no match for Gil Shaham, who played Brahms' Violin Concerto with a beguiling combination of technical dexterity and rhetorical restraint.