Of or pertaining to the hand; done or made by the hand; as, manual labor; the king's sign manual.
- Of or relating to the hands: manual skill.
- Done by, used by, or operated with the hands.
- Employing human rather than mechanical energy: manual labor.
- Of, relating to, or resembling a small reference book.
- A small reference book, especially one giving instructions.
- Music A keyboard, as of an organ or harpsichord, played with the hands.
- A machine operated by hand.
- Prescribed movements in the handling of a weapon, especially a rifle: the manual of arms.