[rahyt-han-der, -han-] /ˈraɪtˈhæn dər, -ˌhæn-/
a person who is right-handed, especially a baseball pitcher who throws with the right hand.
a slap or punch delivered with the right hand.
a throw or toss, as in basketball, made with the right hand.
a blow with the right hand
a person who is right-handed
- Right-hand man
noun 1. an indispensable or invaluable assistant; right hand. right-hand man Also, right-hand woman. A trusted helper, as in Give it to Jill, she’s my right-hand man. Based on the idea that in most people the right hand is the stronger of the two, this idiom today usually disregards gender, as in the example. However, […]
- Right-hand ring
noun a showy ring, often a diamond, worn on the right hand, purportedly to show a woman’s financial independence and power; also written right hand ring Examples A right-hand ring is a ring that a woman can buy for herself or a man can buy for a woman as a gift.
- Right-hand rule
right-hand rule A rule that uses the shape the right hand to established the standard orientation of vector quantities normal to a plane, especially when calculating a vector product or the helicity of particle spin. In the case of the vector product C = A × B, the direction of C is obtained by pointing […]
- Right heart
right heart n. The right atrium and right ventricle.