manual laborer


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n manual laborer someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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  • Marguerite Duras
    “I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.”
  • W.P. Kinsella
    W.P. Kinsella
    “Syzygy, inexorable, pancreatic, phantasmagoria --- anyone who can use those four words in one sentence will never have to do manual labor.”


In literature:

Manual labor, xii, 341.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Nothing like manual labor for clearing the brain.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse
Three or four hours of manual labor a day will not harm either the body or the brain of a growing youth.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
They ceased to do manual labor and scorned those who did.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
It was presumption to have supposed he was fitted for anything but manual labor.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
Mr. Mallock said that the Socialists make the claim that manual labor alone creates wealth when applied to natural objects.
"The Common Sense of Socialism" by John Spargo
There were great husky peasant-women doing the hardest kind of manual labor.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
They were tall and straight because they refused to do manual labor.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
He is only fit for manual labor.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11" by Various
I don't think he follows any occupation which demands manual labor.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878" by Various

In news:

Police arrested a 51-year-old Walnut Creek man Sunday on charges that he impersonated a police officer and kidnapped and imprisoned a man he had hired to perform manual labor at a home.
A former LIRR worker who got caught doing manual labor after retiring on disability became the first of nearly two dozen defendants to admit his role in a $1 billion pension scam.
A woman who knows about the importance of manual labor is keeping hard work alive in the Lehigh Valley.
Every piece of haute couture clothing is the product of hours upon hours of manual labor.
BEIJING — A judicial official says China recognizes its system of re-educating people through manual labor is problematic and the government is working on reforms.
BEIJING (AP) — A judicial official says China recognizes its system of re-educating people through manual labor is problematic and the government is working on reforms.
In a previous decade perhaps, Mark Elias estimates he could land a manual- labor or construction-related job any day of the week, and on short notice.
Hard Milling Reduces Lead Time , Manual Labor.
Supermarket distributor eliminates manual labor in mixed-case, pallet-building process.
Cost advantages of automated vertical bagging equipment vs manual labor .
Hard Milling Reduces Lead Time, Manual Labor .
Because they've dwindled in stature—from bodacious superstars to nameless, faceless manual laborers.
The Rising Demand for Skill and the Decline of Manual Labor.
Details about new technology and products that increase efficiency, lower operating costs, and reduce manual labor in tank cleaning operations are provided.
She says a worker at one site reported that growers used more farming equipment this year rather than manual labor, and were more carefully applying pesticides .

In science:

This one-to-one methodology scales badly, since the process of developing an evaluator is difficult work, requiring both intellectual, and often manual, labor.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
This efficiency, both in terms of manual labor and CPU time, highlights generalized modeling as a promising approach for detailed analysis of large ecological systems.
Generalized modeling of ecological population dynamics
For the 20 inch PMT option, there appears to be only one vendor at present with a labor intensive manual process.
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study
While such testing is possible manually, tool support avoids mistakes and saves much manual labor.
Improving the Technical Aspects of Software Testing in Enterprises
Therefore, preparing a high quality citation information for a pool of research publications requires an extensive amount of manual labor work.
A Decade of Database Research Publications