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handheld

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[hand-held] /ˈhændˌhɛld/
adjective
1.
held in the hand or hands:
a handheld torch.
2.
small enough to be used or operated while being held in the hand or hands:
a handheld hair drier.
noun
3.
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 handheld.
Origin of handheld
1920-1925
1920-25
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