[muh-nip-yuh-ley-ter] /məˈnɪp yəˌleɪ tər/
a person who .
a mechanical device for the remote handling of objects or materials in conditions not permitting the immediate presence of workers.
1804, from manipulate with Latin agent noun ending. Perhaps formed on model of French manipulateur (1783).
[muh-nip-yuh-leyt] /məˈnɪp yəˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), manipulated, manipulating. 1. to manage or influence skillfully, especially in an unfair manner: to manipulate people’s feelings. 2. to handle, manage, or use, especially with skill, in some process of treatment or performance: to manipulate a large tractor. 3. to adapt or change (accounts, figures, etc.) to suit […]
[muhn-i-poo r] /ˈmʌn ɪˌpʊər/ noun 1. a state in NE India between Assam and Burma. 8620 sq. mi. (22,326 sq. km). Capital: Imphal. /ˌmʌnɪˈpʊə/ noun 1. a state in NE India: largely densely forested mountains. Capital: Imphal. Pop: 2 388 634 (2001). Area: 22 327 sq km (8621 sq miles)
[mah-ni-sah] /ˈmɑ nɪˌsɑ/ noun 1. a city in W Turkey, near the Aegean: Roman defeat of Antiochus the Great 190 b.c. /ˈmɑːnɪˌsɑː/ noun 1. a city in W Turkey: the Byzantine seat of government (1204–1313). Pop: 237 000 (2005 est)
- Man is the measure of all things
A statement by the ancient Greek philosopher Protagoras. It is usually interpreted to mean that the individual human being, rather than a god or an unchanging moral law, is the ultimate source of value.