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to use with or as if with the hands

to handle in a way so as to mix, form, and shape

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to control to one's own advantage by artful or indirect means

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influence or control shrewdly or deviously

tamper, with the purpose of deception

manipulate in a fraudulent manner

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control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage

treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed

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Imagine yourself in the office of a public-relations firm trying to turn people into ideal, manipulatable atoms of consumption who are going to devote their energies to buying things they don't want because you tell them they want those things.
Remember that surfaces and objects are made perceptible by light and manipulatable by position (Gibson, 1977).
This measure is easily manipulatable since it is a function of the firm's earnings as well as the number of shares outstanding.
Thus, the use of mathematics in physics simply ensures the same consistency, although in a much more easily manipulatable form, that would occur by our following out the implications of theories using what amounts to common sense reason, for it is obvious that our knowledge of physical reality (physics) must be limited by, or at least not be inconsistent with, our own mental principles of logic.
Castro's eternal enemy, the United States, was daily sinking deeper and deeper into the worst period of its modern history, with the Vietnam War growing in horrors and providing a national alienation that was gloriously manipulatable by Castro.
Participants were observed in their technique, participated in discussions about the use of braille, and drilled each other on letters of the braille alphabet using the large manipulatable braille cells.
All experimental psychologists can do is describe the relations between manipulatable stimuli and subjects' overt responses.
A dilemma that must be addressed is that, while maps have become more manipulatable and changeable, non-expert users expect the same appearance on different platforms if the same manipulations have been applied and similar styles of manipulation from one geovisualization application to another.
Since 2003 MKF has provided the report as easily manipulatable EXCEL tables, allowing readers to examine the interaction of diverse variables for California's wine grape industry.