ease, skill, or facility.
This is very desirable in many games and should be done aside from any theories as to the value of ambidexterity.
Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium Jessie H. Bancroft
Talk about ambidexterity—Martin didn’t know what it would be like to use one hand at a time.
Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman
Is there any phase of life in which ambidexterity would not be a factor of the greatest value?
Chats on Angling H. V. Hart-Davis
And herein, I think, we find the true answer to Charles Reade’s mistaken notion of the advantages of ambidexterity.
Falling in Love Grant Allen
Both, as in ambidexterity, the ability to use both hands with equal ease.
Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern
1650s, from obsolete adjective ambidexter “two-sided, using both hands with equal facility,” also “double-dealing,” from Medieval Latin ambidexter (see ambidextrous) + -ity.
ambidexterity am·bi·dex·ter·i·ty (ām’bĭ-děk-stěr’ĭ-tē) or am·bi·dex·trism (-děk’strĭz’əm)
The state or quality of being ambidextrous.
able to use both hands equally well: an ambidextrous surgeon. unusually skillful; facile: an ambidextrous painter, familiar with all media. double-dealing; deceitful. Slang. . Contemporary Examples Of course, the ambidextrous ironies of the current situation work both ways. Obama’s Tough Love for Detroit Paul Kedrosky March 30, 2009 Historical Examples It is interesting to note […]
a brand of . Contemporary Examples She talks to Jacob Bernstein about her longevity, her continued distaste for Sarah Palin, and why Jay Leno is better than Ambien. Joan Rivers Won’t Shut Up (Thank God) Jacob Bernstein January 23, 2011 Also, the same witness stated that the driver was prescribed medication (Ambien and Vicodin). The […]
. the mood, character, quality, tone, atmosphere, etc., particularly of an environment or milieu: The restaurant had a delightful ambiance. that which surrounds or encompasses; environment. Contemporary Examples The décor is clean and simple and the ambience is bustling and laid back at the same time. Fresh Picks Laurent Tourondel November 3, 2010 The ambience […]
of the surrounding area or environment: The tape recorder picked up too many ambient noises. The temperature in the display case was 20° lower than the ambient temperature. completely surrounding; encompassing: the ambient air. creating a certain reaction or mood, often a subconscious one, by being wherever people tend to be: ambient advertising on a […]