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Mann
Manna
manna ash
Manna croup
manna from heaven
manna grass
manna groats
manna gum
Manna insect
manna lichen
Manna sugar
mannan
Mannar, Gulf of
mannequin
Manner
manner name
manner of speaking
manner of walking
MANNER; MANNERS
Mannerchor
mannered
Mannerheim
Mannerism

manned definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having a crew; "a manned earth satellite was considered a necessary research step" [ant: remote-controlled, unmanned]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1617 carrying or performed by a human being <manned spaceflight>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (of an aircraft, spacecraft, etc.) having a human crew. Etymology: past part. of MAN

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Man Man, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manned; p. pr. & vb. n. Manning.] 1. To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort. See how the surly Warwick mans the wall ! --Shak. They man their boats, and all their young men arm. --Waller. 2. To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify. ``Theodosius having manned his soul with proper reflections.'' --Addison. 3. To tame, as a hawk. [R.] --Shak. 4. To furnish with a servants. [Obs.] --Shak. 5. To wait on as a manservant. [Obs.] --Shak. Note: In ``Othello,'' V. ii. 270, the meaning is uncertain, being, perhaps: To point, to aim, or to manage. To man a yard (Naut.), to send men upon a yard, as for furling or reefing a sail. To man the yards (Naut.), to station men on the yards as a salute or mark of respect.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A manned vehicle such as a spacecraft has people in it who are operating its controls. In thirty years from now the United States should have a manned spacecraft on Mars. ? unmanned ADJ see also man




 


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