Right-handedly

right-handed

[rahyt-han-did]
adjective
1.
having the right hand or arm more serviceable than the left; using the right hand by preference: a right-handed painter.
2.
adapted to or performed by the right hand: a right-handed lever; right-handed penmanship.
3.
Machinery.
a.
rotating clockwise.
b.
noting a helical, or spiral, member, as a gear tooth or screw thread, that twists clockwise as it recedes from an observer.
4.
Building Trades. right-hand ( def 5 ).
adverb Also, right-handedly.
5.
in a right-handed manner or fashion: The door opens right-handed.
6.
with the right hand: She writes right-handed.
7.
toward the right hand or in a clockwise direction: The strands of the rope are laid right-handed.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English

right-handedness, noun
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right-handed
 
adj
1.  using the right hand with greater skill or ease than the left
2.  performed with the right hand: right-handed writing
3.  made for use by the right hand
4.  worn on the right hand
5.  turning from left to right; clockwise
 
right-'handedly
 
adv
 
right-'handedness
 
n

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right-handed adj.
Using the right hand more skillfully or easily than the left.

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