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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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"The last few years, we've seen the explosion of the hand-to-mouth usage occasion," says Hershey Co.
Washington, April 1 ( ANI ): A new study has found that human babies have the hand-to-mouth motion encoded in the brain from birth which explains why they try to stick everything from Lego to a chair in their mouths from very early on.
We set out to investigate, theoretically and empirically, the behavior of wealthy hand-to-mouth households--an often overlooked but highly relevant part of the population--and to reflect on its implications for macroeconomic modeling and fiscal policy design.
This product can help quitters who really miss the hand-to-mouth action of smoking.
For those of us who genuinely care about our fellow human beings, we need to show mercy and consideration when we are faced with those who live hand-to-mouth daily.
I COULD not believe my ears when actor Tom Conti said that he felt sorry for MPs at the moment and he knew that some were living a hand-to-mouth existence.
Reyes, a young boy who wandered B Street with his little sister Luana and their dog Pickles while their Indian mother and Filipino father survived hand-to-mouth running a Chinese restaurant, B Street continues through preservations of Reyes' mother's diary, enhanced with stories told by his parents and other members of the Sin-Aikst tribe.
SAX player Charles Gayle lived hand-to-mouth before his talents were recognised.
Another theory is that it has a musical origin - many musicians in the 1920s and 1930s lived a hand-to-mouth existence, and music gigs were often called "apples".
The central theme spotlights a couple of drug addicts eking out a miserable hand-to-mouth existence.
The risk of lead poisoning for children under six years of age is much greater than the risk for six-year old children due to frequent behaviors of younger children such as crawling and engaging in hand-to-mouth behavior, which decline with age.
"People used to think hand-to-mouth was the main exposure route--for instance, golfers putting golf tees in their mouths," he says.