Meaning of HANDEDNESS in English

HANDEDNESS

transcription, транскрипция: [ -nəs ]

noun

Date: 1915

1. : a tendency to use one hand rather than the other

2.

a. : the property of an object (as a molecule) of not being identical with its mirror image : chirality

b. : either of the two configurations of an object that may exist in forms which are nonidentical mirror images

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.