driving hand

driving hand

A term of art used by pathologists for the (usually dominant) hand that he or she uses to move a mechanical stage when examining a glass slide of tissue by light microscopy.
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1970's Algerian Proto-Rai Underground (Sublime Frequencies) In the pre-synthesizer days of rai music explored by this album, every beat was filled with driving hand percussion, passionate call-and-response vocals, and (surprisingly) trumpets.
Switching to auto-pilot during a jam and then reading a newspaper would not be considered sensible, they say, even though some of their marketing graphics show a man waving a coffee cup and eating a doughnut while driving hands and feet-free.
Phone Boxer Talk listen listen talk, Text while driving hands free when you walk, Top up contract pay as you go, keep gossiping fast or slow, Take a picture play a game, Forward your details send off your name, In the shadows media hacking, Communication relevance lacking, Red phone box 2p slot, Global network starting to rot, Pathways laid bridges burning, the cogs in your mind always turning.