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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ma·nip·u·la·tion /məˌnɪpjəˈleʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·nip·u·la·tion n.
 1. The act or process of manipulating, or the state of being manipulated; the act of handling work by hand; use of the hands, in an artistic or skillful manner, in science or art.
    Manipulation is to the chemist like the external senses to the mind.
 2. The use of the hands in mesmeric operations.
 3. Artful management; as, the manipulation of political bodies; sometimes, a management or treatment for purposes of deception or fraud.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's
           own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was
           scandalous" [syn: use]
      2: the action of touching with the hands or the skillful use of
         the hands [syn: handling]