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left-hand·ed

(left hand'ĕd),
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the left hand for writing and for most manual operations.
Synonym(s): sinistromanual

left-hand·ed

(left-hand'ĕd)
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the left hand for writing and for most manual functions.
Synonym(s): sinistromanual.
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Being left-handed in a right-handed world can be tough and it is only fellow left-handers who can sympathise.
The devil is said to be left-handed, while superstitions suggest that stepping out of bed with the left foot is 'getting out of bed on the wrong side', meaning you will have a bad day.
And in some cases, being left-handed in a right-handed world can also be dangerous rather than inconvenient when considering things like cars built in right-lane countries, most hand-held power tools and machinery, production lines and heavy equipment.
Between 11 and 13% of the world's population is left-handed and they have been getting a raw deal throughout history.
Virgin Mobile and Sony Ericsson plan to produce a range of left-handed phones and their soon to launch 3G phones will also have left-hand friendly keypads.
Serine dusters' high stability and selectivity have convinced the researchers that left-handed serine must have forced its chemical siblings to follow its lead.
This latest development perhaps goes some way to reduce the argument for connecting the left-handed characteristic with both witchcraft and ineptitude.
It is available in right- and left-handed models of 41, 43 and 45 inches and carries a suggested retail price of $285.
According to a report in New Scientist, the new research suggests that water on asteroids amplified left-handed amino acid molecules, making them dominate over their right-handed mirror images.
But in the 18th century, one left-handed chap got his own back.
Washington, Nov 1 ( ANI ): A new study has suggested that being left-handed can been linked to many mental disorders.