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- adj. Alternative spelling of hand-held.
- n. Alternative spelling of hand-held.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands
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But now he's doing a movie and they've got what they call handheld camera.
ZAHN: And when you talk about these hazardous materials teams now that are combing through the Russell Office Building with what you described as handheld chemical detectors, how accurate are those detectors?
Warren says that the empowerment of the handheld is changing things.
Priced at $23, Chirp can be programmed with a compatible, wireless-enabled Garmin handheld to signal geocachers that they are getting close, provide hints, and relay coordinates to the next cache, opening up interesting possibilities for multi-cache challenges.
What is the constraint in handheld networked computing?
Hmmm … I think old school gamers could be interested in handheld consoles.
Joel got himself a jetpack, John wired up an Atom-powere WiBrain handheld PC, and Rob welcomed Sylvania to the cheapo subnote party.
Megan is one of the national leaders in handheld technology and applications for libraries!
Also on the rise were shares in Dutch handheld satellite device maker TomTom.
We had a long discussion about this topic with MS and even they indicated a handheld is just too small to be a replacement for a book.
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