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held in the hand or hands:
a hand-held torch.
small enough to be used or operated while being held in the hand or hands:
a hand-held hair drier.
something small enough to be used or operated while held in the hand or hands:
She traded in her bulky old movie camera for a hand-held.
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British Dictionary definitions for
held in position by the hand
(of a film camera) held rather than mounted, as in close-up action shots
(of an electronic device) able to be held in the hand and not requiring connection to a fixed power source
a computer that can be held in the hand
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