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right-hand·ed

(rīt'hand-ĕd),
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the right hand for writing and most manual operations.
Synonym(s): dextral, dextromanual

right-handed

(rīt′hăn′dĭd)
adj.
1.
a. Using the right hand more skillfully or easily than the left.
b. Sports Swinging from the right to the left: a right-handed batter.
2.
a. Done with the right hand.
b. Intended for wear on or use by the right hand: a right-handed pair of scissors.
3.
a. Turning or spiraling from left to right; clockwise.
b. Rotating clockwise; dextrorotatory.
adv.
1. With the right hand.
2. Sports From right to left: swings right-handed.

right′-hand′ed·ly adv.
right′-hand′ed·ness n.

right-hand·ed

(rīt-hand'ĕd)
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the right hand for writing and most manual operations.
Synonym(s): dextral.

right-hand·ed

(rīt-hand'ĕd)
Denoting habitual or more skillful use of right hand for writing and most manual activity.
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