Meaning of MANIPULATOR in English


-ˌlād.ə(r), -ātə- noun

( -s )

: one that manipulates: as

a. : a mechanical device for handling objects as desired without touching them with the hands

b. : a person engaged in activities designed to influence by artificial means the prices of stocks or commodities

c. manipulators plural : the thumb and index finger whose combined action largely controls the blade in fencing

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