What is hand-held?

  • (adj): Small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands.
    Example: "A hand-held computer"
    Synonyms: handheld

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Vacuum Cleaner - Modern Configurations - Hand-held
... Lightweight hand-held vacuum cleaners, either powered from rechargeable batteries or mains power, are also popular for cleaning up smaller spills ... seen examples include the Black Decker DustBuster, introduced in 1979, and the various hand-held models from Dirt Devil, first introduced in 1984 ...