manipulative skill

manipulative skill

[mə¦nip·yə·ləd·iv ′skil]
(industrial engineering)
The ability of a worker to handle an object with the appropriate control and speed of movement required by a task.
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A strategic second term would begin by identifying a list of necessary and achievable goals, and then pursuing them with the unyielding manipulative skill of a Lyndon Johnson," Washington Post columnist David Ignatius wrote after Obama's decisive victory over hapless challenger Mitt Romney in November.
For example, movement education, fundamental motor skill development, manipulative skill development, rhythmic movement activities, gymnastic skills, cooperative skills, individual lifetime sports, and game skills are important components of today's physical education classes, particularly at the elementary grade level.
Preservice teachers attending on-campus workshops can be exposed to manipulative skill development through hands-on experiences and face-to-face discussion with peers.
Elaine Hwa '01, an interior design major from Dallas who worked on the manipulative skill development area, says, "This project really helped us to think beyond the conceptual phase of the design process.
Domestic auto beauty enterprises operate blindly to some extent, and investors own insufficient experience in goods channel, manipulative skill, daily management and business development.
The follow-up diplomacy requires personalities with the manipulative skill and subtlety of a Henry Kissinger or Zbigniew Brzezinski.
The seventy-something heroine has retained more vigor and manipulative skill than her male counterpart, who at forty strikes even casual observers as a worn-out loser.
The AWS Weld Trials judged contestants on a comprehensive set of criteria including manipulative skill, speed and accuracy; blueprint reading, setting of amperage, wire feed speed, voltage, and gas flow rate; distortion control; and safety.
With India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reported to have also helped him acquire his British travel papers, and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje alleged to have signed an affidavit to back Modi's application for resident status in UK, it only proves that Modi has been at his best with his manipulative skills.
Throughout this process, students used what they had already learned about the elements of art, and used manipulative skills such as measuring, cutting, gluing, and holding drawing tools.
But the thinking and manipulative skills our students can exhibit to deal with that shift are in much shorter supply.
Locomotive skills include walking, running, jumping, crawling and swimming; manipulative skills include lifting and carrying; and combative skills include striking and grappling.