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right-handed

[′rīt ¦han·dəd]
(crystallography)
Having a crystal structure with a mirror-image relationship to a left-handed structure.
(design engineering)
Pertaining to screw threads that allow coupling only by turning in a clockwise direction.
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Lecount repeated the direction to fix it in her memory, advanced two steps in the passage, and quietly laid her right hand on Magdalen's arm.
Full soon Among them he arriv'd; in his right hand Grasping ten thousand Thunders, which he sent Before him, such as in thir Soules infix'd Plagues; they astonisht all resistance lost, All courage; down thir idle weapons drop'd; O're Shields and Helmes, and helmed heads he rode Of Thrones and mighty Seraphim prostrate, That wish'd the Mountains now might be again Thrown on them as a shelter from his ire.
To be to you what you were once to him,' cried the younger, falling on his knee before him; 'to repay your old affection, brother dear, by constant care, solicitude, and love; to be, at your right hand, what he has never ceased to be when oceans rolled between us; to call to witness his unchanging truth and mindfulness of bygone days, whole years of desolation.
Then when the feast was ready they all sat down, but Robin placed Little John at his right hand, for he was henceforth to be the second in the band.
So, from just below the elbow he stripped the bone clean to the articulation of the wrist-joint, where his teeth met and my good right hand became his for an appetizer.
She sometimes purposely spells a word wrong with the left hand, looks roguish for a moment and laughs, and then with the right hand strikes the left, as if to correct it.
She reappeared almost at once, holding something tightly clenched in her right hand.
You keep away from me, or I'll lay you out," Wilton Davis responded desperately, brandishing a short iron bar in his right hand.
And there, down below, was the very name of the boy who sat on his right hand on that first day, scratched rudely in the oak panelling.
urged the stranger, with his head imploringly on one side, and his right hand on his breast.
What surprise,' he asked, keeping his left hand over his heart, and there stopping in his speech, while with his right hand he put his glasses exactly level on the table: 'what such surprise can be in store for me?
Their right hands extended and for a fraction of an instant met in a perfunctory shake.