work done by hand.
the characteristic quality of a particular doer or maker: In all of Mozart's music we discover the handiwork of a genius.
the result of work done by hand: woven mats and other handiwork.
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How to use handiwork in a sentence
Archaeologists began excavating the cave in 2017, and while cleaning and sorting their trove of non-unicorn bones, they discovered the handiwork of a long-dead Neanderthal artisan.A Neanderthal carved a geometric design in bone 51,000 years ago | Kiona N. Smith | July 13, 2021 | Ars Technica
Since the 1980s, “leading edge” fabs have measured their handiwork in nanometers, or one billionth of a meter.From Cars to Toasters, America's Semiconductor Shortage Is Wreaking Havoc on Our Lives. Can We Fix It? | Andrew Blum | June 28, 2021 | Time
Take your boot off and give your handiwork a look, checking for creases or folds on the inside of your now cool liner.
Word spread fast and a film crew showed up to shoot my handiwork.Global stocks fall, dollar rises as stimulus talks fade and COVID cases spike | Bernhard Warner | October 26, 2020 | Fortune
A week or so later, I sat outside in a chair by the Cholla Bar on a cool morning, reviewing my handiwork and trying hard not to doomscroll on my phone.
Their handiwork was on display Sunday, it appeared, in the small mining town of Krasnoarmeysk, 70 kilometers from Donetsk.
Lentz was so proud of his handiwork that he traveled to Berlin to show it off, and he wrote a little book about it.
Besides, Savoir Beds guarantees the handiwork on these beds for 25 years, or 9,150 nights.Savoir Beds’ Royal State Bed: Just Perfect, If You Have $175,000 | Daniel Gross | June 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The framing is far from accidental; it is the handiwork of the official chief White House photographer, Pete Souza.Say Cheese! White House Unveils Second-Term Obama Portrait | John Avlon | January 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even many Bibi critics who would never vote for him admire his handiwork during the recent Gaza conflagration with Hamas.
He noticed the improvements which had been made in the place since he was there last, and knew it was Jake's handiwork.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
His tobacco pouch, which he laid upon the table, was a fantastic embroidered silk affair, evidently the handiwork of a woman.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Here was something which pointed directly to Indian handiwork, and Lowell in imagination could hear a great outcry going up.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
But after reviewing the handiwork of Whisper Ross—who had ambled off unimpeded—Lamb saw no reason why he should not do the same.
But the closest examination no longer will reveal traces of that playwrights distinctive handiwork, while a ratio of 17 per cent.The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
British Dictionary definitions for handiwork
work performed or produced by hand, such as embroidery or pottery
the result of the action or endeavours of a person or thing
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