manual labour

Definitions of manual labour
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n labor done with the hands

Synonyms:
manual labor
Types:
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application, coating, covering
the work of applying something
bodywork
the work of making or repairing vehicle bodies
handling
manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
picking
the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.)
planking
the work of covering an area with planks
wiring
the work of installing the wires for an electrical system or device
anointing, anointment
the act of applying oil or an oily liquid
fumigation
the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it
foliation
the work of coating glass with metal foil
galvanisation, galvanization
either the work of covering with metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting
materials handling
act of loading and unloading and moving goods within e.g. a factory especially using mechanical devices
loading
the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.
unloading
the labor of taking a load of something off of or out of a vehicle or ship or container etc.
lubrication
an application of a lubricant to something
pavage, paving
the act of applying paving materials to an area
painting
the act of applying paint to a surface
spraying
the application of a liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer
tin-plating, tinning
the application of a protective layer of tin
tinning
the application of a thin layer of soft solder to the ends of wires before soldering them
paperhanging, papering
the application of wallpaper
daubing, plastering
the application of plaster
plating
the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)
scumble
the application of very thin coat of color over the surface of a picture
tiling
the application of tiles to cover a surface
waxing
the application of wax to a surface
facing, lining
providing something with a surface of a different material
Type of:
labor, labour, toil
productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

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