hand-held

adj.
Hand-held is used with these nouns: ↑calculator, ↑camera, ↑cellphone, ↑computer, ↑device, ↑mirror, ↑mobile phone, ↑radio, ↑receiver

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • hand-held — /hand held /, adj. 1. held in the hand or hands: a hand held torch. 2. small enough to be used or operated while being held in the hand or hands: a hand held hair drier. n. 3. something small enough to be used or operated while held in the hand… …   Universalium

  • hand-held — ˈhand ˌheld adjective a hand held machine is small enough to hold in your hand when you use it: • hand held satellite navigation systems …   Financial and business terms

  • hand-held — adj a hand held machine is small enough to hold in your hand when you use it ▪ a hand held camera ▪ hand held video games …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand-held — hand′held orhand′ held adj. 1) cvb held in the hand or hands: a handheld torch[/ex] 2) cvb compact enough to be used or operated while being held in the hand or hands: a handheld camcorder[/ex] 3) cvb something small enough to be used or operated …   From formal English to slang

  • hand-held — [hand′held′] adj. small enough to be held in the hand while being used or operated [a hand held computer]: also written handheld …   English World dictionary

  • hand|held — «HAND HEHLD», adjective. able to be held in hand; portable: »a handheld television camera …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand'held — noun Any piece of equipment designed to be carried in the hand, esp a personal digital assistant • • • Main Entry: ↑hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-held — also handheld ADJ: usu ADJ n A hand held device such as a camera or a computer is small and light enough to be used while you are holding it. Saivonsac shot the entire film with a hand held camera. ...a hand held electric mixer …   English dictionary

  • hand-held — adjective a hand held machine or piece of electronic equipment is small enough to hold in your hand when you use it: a hand held TV camera …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand-held — UK [ˈhænd ˌheld] / US [ˈhændˌheld] adjective small enough to hold in your hands a hand held computer …   English dictionary

  • hand-held — [ˈhænd ˌheld] adj small enough to hold in your hands a hand held computer[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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