How to use Hand-held in a sentence
His right hand held on to a crumbling stone cliff, his left stuck out in mid-air.
Shortly before the concert he decides to skip his guitar for the evening and perform the entire set with hand held mike and harmonica.
These differences were observed in results obtained using both the laser scanning micrometer and the hand-held micrometer.
Examples A classic style of microphone for speech recording in interview situations is a hand-held dynamic cardioid microphone.
Feedback from all of these studies demonstrate that performance is comparable to standard hand held direct ophthalmoscopes.Advertisement
For those who can't walk or see then hand held wooden platters can have the pattern cut for fingers to trace.
At over two and half hours long it's extremely ponderous and the hand-held camera work is more distracting than artful.
Ultrasound waves are sent out and received by a small hand-held probe.
Designed by a pet owner, this is THE most effective hand held animal hair remover that we have ever come across.
We start with Marconi destroying this threat by himself using a hand-held rocket launcher at close range - which everyone agrees is very impressive.Advertisement
We then located them on an Ordnance Survey map using a hand-held global positioning satellite (GPS) unit.
The use of cameras and hand-held scanners is forbidden.
How to do skin self-examination You should check your skin in a well-lit room using a full length mirror and a hand held mirror.
And infra-red sensors pick up signals from the hand-held remote control units used to manually adjust the lighting brightness.
She told of how, fixing her lipstick in a small hand-held mirror, she had accidentally strayed off the path.Advertisement
Quad Flash Almost all underwater strobes are either hand held or mounted on arms.
Others use gas stunning and very low throughput premises tend to use an electric hand-held stunner.
More recently hand-held doppler ultrasound has become available to supplement the clinical evaluation.
Other locally made stone objects include whetstones, smooth hand held stones used for sharpening knives.
As Lomax withdrew he still managed a surreptitious recording with a concealed hand-held machine.Advertisement
Arrivals in airports and other transportation hubs will be greeted with a hand-held sign.
If he likes to watch you with the vacuum cleaner, you can recycle your broken hand held vacuum to become his toy.
There is a camera that you can mount in the baby's room as well as a hand-held or small television where the camera transmits images.
This hand-held device uses heat to relieve the irritation caused by bug bites.
Hand-held scanners are less popular, except with on-the-go business men who need that function.Advertisement
Ceiling-mounted shower fixtures, remote-controlled fixed showerheads, body jets and hand-held sprays are just some of the fancy options out there.
Instead of a brush, it is applied with a hand-held disk which is operated with the thumb.
If you want to pay bills online, you'll need a PINsentry reader card, which is a small hand-held device that will generate new eight-digit codes every time you log on to the online banking program.
The rotary blades of the hand-held tool allow the quilter to cut straight lines through multiple layers of fabric at the same time.
Most florists will offer three types of corsages for you to choose from, and these include the prom look wrist corsage, the pin-on corsage and the hand-held corsage.
In the early twenty-first century, many tattoos are applied in tattoo parlors using hand-held electric tattooing machines controlled by a foot pedal.
This gardening tool is a hand-held, heavy duty gardening shear with a special blade called a bypass blade.
A plug-in tuner is a hand-held tuning device.
If you aren't big into weight lifting, then begin with a small set of hand held weights ranging from three to 25 pounds.
Muscle-strengthening activities can include yoga or Tai chi, carrying groceries or lifting hand-held weights.
A very popular game enjoyed by the senior set is Brain Age which is played on the hand held Nintendo DS System.
During laser surgery for snoring, which is an outpatient procedure, a surgeon uses a hand-held laser to remove the uvula and shorten the soft palate.
Even so, the site does offer some other products, for example, hand-held magnifiers, which may be of interest.
Parents might even get into hand held gaming, with many different types of puzzle and card games available for hand held video game consoles, there is a game out there for anyone who wants to have a portable gaming experience.
Another reason why hand held gaming consoles are so popular is because they are cheaper than a home console, such as a Wii or Xbox.
When you decide that you want to play hand held video games, you will need to have a game console to play the game on.
There are several different types of hand held consoles to choose from.
Apple's iPhone and iPod touch both have hand held gaming capabilities.
With all the amazing next generation video game consoles and hand-held devices available, you may wonder why people would consider playing games on their cell phones.
With laws recently being passed in states such as California banning the use of hand-held cell phones while driving, speakerphones and Bluetooth headsets are quickly rising in popularity.
During the echo, an ultrasound transducer (hand-held wand placed on the skin of the chest) emits high-frequency sound waves to produce pictures of the heart's valves and chambers.
The technician applies gel to a hand-held transducer then presses it against the patient's chest.
Besides EFM and telemetry, which is usually continuous, there is intermittent monitoring using a hand-held Doppler to assess the FHR.
Video games, designed chiefly to appeal to children and adolescents, can also be played in arcades, on computers, and on small, hand-held screens.
Otoscope-A hand-held instrument with a tiny light and a funnel-shaped attachment called an ear speculum, which is used to examine the ear canal and eardrum.
During a vascular ultrasound, an ultrasound transducer (small hand-held device) is placed over the area being examined.
During the ultrasound procedure, a hand-held instrument is placed on the maternal abdomen or inserted vaginally.
An otoscope is a hand-held instrument with a tiny light and a cone-shaped attachment called an ear speculum.
In retinoscopy, a hand-held instrument is used to shine a light in the child's (or infant's) eyes.
While the doctor uses hand-held lenses, he can obtain a rough prescription.
The flutter valve is a hand-held mucus clearance device designed to combine positive expiratory pressure (PEP) with high frequency airway oscillations.
The technician may rub some gel on the woman's fundus (lower abdomen), which helps the hand-held device pick up sound waves.
Authentic and traditional Feng Shui formulas have been programmed into this hand held compass.
Loose research notes, coin purses, and hand held wallets are allowed, but they are subject to inspection.
Personal copiers and hand-held scanners are not.
A French twist starts with all of the hair pulled sleekly back into a hand-held ponytail at the back of the head.
Remote control pool toys that can be operated from the edge of the pool with hand-held controls are popular with both kids and adults.
There are two vacuums in this line, a traditional upright vacuum, and a smaller hand held vacuum.
The Dirt Devil Spot Scubber is a portable, lightweight, hand-held shampooing vacuum cleaner that is designed to quickly and easily remove spots and stains.
The Dust Buster is one of Black & Decker's most popular products and is a leading hand held vacuum cleaner.
A metal herb grinder is a small, hand-held non-electric appliance that's used to grind or shred substances into smaller, more manageable pieces.
There are a number of different types of hand-held herb grinders available although all types incorporate the same two-part grinding component.
Hand-held grinders typically come in sizes ranging from two to three inches in diameter.
Samsonite's travel steamer is about the same size as a hand-held vacuum cleaner and it has many features that make it an essential travel companion.
The on, off and speed controls are typically located on the top of the hand-held part of the appliance where they can be easily accessed by a thumb.
At $120, it's quite a steep price for a hand-held kitchen appliance, but then again, it is from Viking.
With the company having sold over 23 million units, it is no wonder that the Dirt Devil hand held vacuum cleaner has become synonymous with cleaning.
The company developed the first hand held vacuum in 1937.
In 1984, the company launched the first cordless unit, the Dirt Devil Hand Held Vacuum.
The Purpose for Pets model hand held has a built on rotating brush that helps lift pet hair away from fabric.
The Extreme Power Wet/Dry unit is a cordless hand held vacuum that works on both wet and dry surfaces.
The Detailer is the smallest model of Dirt Devil hand held vacuum cleaners.
You can buy genuine replacement parts and accessories under the parts section of the Dirt Devil website or you can search for your individual model under the hand held vacuums and see every accessory available for that unit.
Stores that specialize in appliances, and larger national chains like Sears, will also carry parts for the hand held vacuums.
There are even hand held styles that can be stored in a kitchen drawer.
The Braun hand held mixer, the MultiMix M880 Food Processor, is an all-in-one appliance that can handle many of the toughest food preparation duties in the kitchen.
This rugged hand held mixer stands upright on a non-skid base and it can easily and effectively replace up to four different kitchen appliances, including a blender, a mixer, a food processor and a wand mixer.
ConsumerReports.org did a test of six hand held mixers and determined that the Braun M880 was one of just two that were capable of kneading bread dough.
On Epinions.com, the Braun hand held mixer has an average rating of four out of five stars.
General Electric (GE) has been one of the leading manufacturers of small, hand-held kitchen appliances for decades and every year has the company brought innovative new designs and products to the field.
Hand-held mixers are useful appliances for any kitchen and can be used for various purposes.
A bladeless can opener is a hand-held electric can opener that is designed to open cans in such a way that the top is not left with sharp, erratic edges.
Replacing your Black and Decker Dust Buster filters will not only help improve the suction of your hand-held vacuum, but it will also help prolong the life of its motor.
Additionally, the lack of air causes resistance that can make the hand held vacuum's motor work even harder which, in turn, shortens its lifespan.
Kenmore vacuums come in a range of styles, from canister to upright to hand-held, with each one comprised of different parts.
On Dyson's hand-held vacs, the serial number is located on the side of the machine, behind the bin.
If you have older children and a hand-held GPS device, try your hand at Geocaching.
Use your home as a gym by walking or running up and down the stairs, using a chair for stretches and lifts, substituting cans of beans for small hand-held weights, and doing exercises such as crunches and push-ups on the floor.
Other methods include laser branding, electrocautery and hand held cautery pens.
After generating a trip plan, send it to a portable hand held device or print it to aid during traveling on the open road.
An online tool can be more useful for timing online activities than the hand held variety, as it is constantly available whenever you are on the Internet.
Many mobile phones, for instance, have an alarm feature and so do hand held devices such as pdas.
A better alternative might be to use a hand-held vacuum cleaner, a Shop Vac, or other similar cleaning device to suck up the excess liquid.
Rinse the blinds with a hand-held shower attachment or simply run the soapy blinds under the shower.
Put phrases on your cell phone or hand-held device and save as a message that you can access on screen.
However, it still has a distinctive look, with a grainy, hand-held home video feel and an old farmhouse locale.
The 2002 version also included alterations such as replacing the guns in the film with hand-held radios.
Through a hand-held device, Al can communicate with Ziggy, the computer back at the project, to look up information useful to Sam in his current life.
Microdermabrasion is a process that uses a small hand-held device to polish the skin's surface with tiny crystals.
A hand held mask covered her face.
Mayer readily agreed and Dean produced a hand-held recorder from his briefcase.
His other hand held hers as if it were a rare butterfly.
The Oracle strode forward, hand held out.
One of Natalie's fingers twisted a curly blond lock while the other hand held a thumb firmly in her mouth.
Lotze on the one hand held the Hegelian " deduction " to be untenable, and classed himself with those who in his own phrase.
He made a surreptitious recording with a concealed hand-held machine.
There are 6 models in this range of hand held anemometers.
Can be fitted to a trolley or hand-held applicator.
A curry chef would use a huge hand held blender with a rotating blade on the end.
There's a lot of hand-held camerawork in the film, there's a lot of dynamism in the cutting.
Clean items with hand-held water sprays to remove surface dirt.
Rather, strength is determined with a hand-held dynamometer.
The only lights available, either on the pier or in the post boat, were hand held flashlights.
A hand-held grinder fitted with a thin diamond blade can be used to score the center of a joint.
Portable equipment Electrical equipment connected to a fixed installation, or generator, that is either hand-held or hand operated.
It's all shot on videotape, with mostly hand-held cameras, in real locations.
A simple ban on hand-held phones may simply encourage a wholesale transfer from drivers using hand-held to hands-free phone kits.
Features Allows unlimited concurrent connections for any device running terminal emulation, including hand-held RF systems.
The hand-held magnet is placed over the neurostimulator to turn the neurostimulator off or on.
Moving the eye closer to the lens of a hand-held or stand magnifier also increases the field of view.
People who shake may have difficulty in keeping a hand-held magnifier steady to maintain the correct distance from a page.
Each piece is crafted using hand held tools from solid mahogany taken from managed sustainable forests.