Origin of manual
Examples from the Web for manually
For the first year and a half of operation, they bottled only eighty cases per day, manually.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What about allowing a school to manually or "mechanically" restrain students?
Much of this makes sense since the oil helps to manually remove bacteria and reduce inflammation.
The firemen found they also had to manually install the pump that would deliver water from the sea.
So they did it manually—unfurling the 164-foot, 220-pound hose and carrying it on their shoulders.
TN: To assure a high quality text, the original was typed in (manually) twice and electronically compared.A New Voyage to Carolina|John Lawson
And Watson's eagerness for the subject itself made him forget to note whether the work was mechanically or manually executed.The Blind Spot|Austin Hall
A push button is provided by means of which the keys may be manually released, if desired.Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2|Kempster Miller
Whether the tendons are manually stretched or not, splints should be adjusted to the affected members.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
The six Sense Switches allow the operator to manually select program options or cause a jump to another program in memory.Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)|Digital Equipment Corporation
British Dictionary definitions for manually
Word Origin for manual
Word Origin and History for manually (1 of 3)
early 15c., "service book used by a priest," from Old French manuel "handbook" (also "plow-handle"), from Late Latin manuale "case or cover of a book, handbook," noun use of neuter of Latin manualis (see manual (adj.)). Meaning "a concise handbook" of any sort is from 1530s.
Word Origin and History for manually (2 of 3)
c.1400, from Latin manualis "of or belonging to the hand; that can be thrown by hand," from manus "hand, strength, power over; armed force; handwriting," from PIE *man- (2) "hand" (cf. Old Norse mund "hand," Old English mund "hand, protection, guardian," German Vormund "guardian," Greek mane "hand").