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General dictionaries General (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. handwave: Wordnik [home, info]
  2. handwave: Wiktionary [home, info]
  3. handwave: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  4. Handwave: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. handwave: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. handwave: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. handwave: online medical dictionary [home, info]


Quick definitions from Wiktionary (handwave)

noun:  (literally) The wave of a hand.
noun:  A glib statement or explanation that glosses over important details.
verb:  (rhetoric, academia) To explain something superficially, skipping over important details, perhaps appealing to intuition instead.

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