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MANUAL. That which is employed or used by the hand, of which a present profit may be made. Things in the manual occupation of the owner cannot be distrained for rent. Vide Tools.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Field instruments should have instructional manuals that are clear and understandable, and repair or vendor recalibration should be easily accessible and timely.
Van Staaveren had reservations as to whether educational democracy could be achieved in a few years, given Yamanashi's wartorn economy, overcrowded schools, the paucity of good textbooks, instructional manuals, and equipment.
Most people read for ways to improve their life and this meant reading the Bible, the almanac, and a variety of instructional manuals. Those who read for pleasure grab penny novels and cheap romances.
This discussion will argue that a comprehensive and reflective knowledge cannot be attained from instructional manuals or "one-session" conferences.
automaker, 20 percent of the assembly line workers can't read their instructional manuals. At a major technology firm, 80 percent of those who apply for jobs can't pass a fifth-grade math test.
This fall, the company will promote Gyne-Lotrimin by providing about 10,000 high schools with instructional manuals, videos, and other teaching materials about yeast infections, feminine hygiene and sexually transmitted diseases.

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