(n.) = handbook ; manual ; textbook [text book] ; code book ; training manual. Ex: Function key <F3> provides a handbook to the database. Ex: It is hoped that a new ISDS manual and guidelines for bibliographic description will be published in 1986. Ex: A textbook is a didactic document setting out basic knowledge of an art, science or technique. Ex: When the user is building a trail, he names it, inserts the name in his code book, and taps it out on his keyboard. Ex: Training manuals and support services, such as the Help Desk, are a particular feature of the BLAISE information retrieval services. ---- * caso de manual, un = textbook case, a. * manual básico = primer. * manual de aprendizaje = instruction book. * manual de autoayuda = self-help manual. * Manual de Descripción de Archivos = Manual of Archival Description (MAD). * manual de estilo = style manual ; style guideline. * Manual de Estilo de Chicago = Chicago Manual of Style. * Manual de Estilo de la MLA, el = MLA Style Manual, the. * manual de hojas sueltas = loose-leaf manual. * manual de lecturas recomendadas = reader ; course reader. * manual de operaciones = operations manual. * manual de preparación = training manual. * manual de procedimiento = rules of procedure. * manual de referencia = reference manual ; reference guide. * manual de usuario = user manual. * manual práctico = how-to-do-it book ; how-to-do-it manual ; instruction manual ; how-to book ; how-to manual. * manual técnico = technical book. (adj.) = manual ; hand-operated ; manipulatory ; hand ; manually operated. Ex: These principles are being applied in an ever increasing variety of contexts, both manual and automated. Ex: Hand-operated stabbing machines, which forced three stabbing needles simultaneously through the side of a pamphlet, ready for subsequent sewing by hand, appeared early in the century. Ex: Thus in games, manipulatory skills are often exercised and extended, as for example in games that involve running, climbing or making objects -- bows and arrows, catapults, clothes for dolls, and so on. Ex: There was besides vehement opposition to the machines from the hand compositors. Ex: The final product was a simplified, manually operated information system. ---- * búsqueda manual = manual searching. * catalogación manual = manual cataloguing. * catálogo manual = manual catalogue. * destreza manual = manual dexterity. * enfocado manual = manual focus. * fichero manual = manual file. * forma manual = hand mould. * herramienta manual = hand tool. * impresión manual = hand-printing. * indización manual = manual indexing. * lavado manual a presión = jet wash. * obrero manual = blue collar worker. * papel verjurado manual = laid hand-made paper. * período de la prensa manual, el = hand-press period, the. * prensa manual = hand-press. * taladro manual = hand drill. * tina manual = hand vat. * trabajador manual = manual worker. * trabajo manual = manual labour. * transmisión manual = manual transmission.