dominant hand


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dominant hand

In American Sign Language, the hand that moves during the formation of a sign.
Synonym: preferred hand
See also: hand

dom·i·nant hand

(domi-nănt hand)
Operant hand generally used for performing fine motor-skills tasks (e.g., writing, holding dental instruments).
Synonym(s): writing hand.
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The dominant hand completed 9-HPT faster than the nondominant hand (CMT group: t = −2.
When compared individually in males and females with eyes open, dominant hand was faster as compared to the non-dominant hand and was found to be statistically significant.
For many students there was neither a dominant hand nor a dominant drawing finger.
Patients were asked to place the 25 small pegs into the 25 small holes as quickly as possible with the dominant hand.
4 It has been reported that hand grip strength decreases with age5 and shows a difference between dominant and non dominant hand.
Some variables, such as directional errors (deviations from the model line) in transversal and sagittal movement types for both hands (DTnd, DTd, DSnd and DSd) respectively, directional bias in frontal movement in dominant hand and line lengths in both hands (LLnd and LLd) were performed similarly by both groups (children with and without ADHD).
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The aim of the campaign is to get people to brush with their less dominant hand, record it and post the clip on Facebook, using the hashtag #snfbrushingchallenge.
Pick up a metal paper clip (30 x 10 mm) from the table with the dominant hand and place it on a letter envelope (11.
Mr Gibbons was also left with a permanent deformity, with one finger bent at a 90 degree angle, and a 20% loss of overall hand function in his dominant hand.
My brain fart injured my dominant hand and there was no way I was going to be shooting with it or doing much of anything else with it for a while.