hand-eye coordination

hand-eye coordination
hand-eye coordination UK US noun [uncountable]
the ability to do things that involve your hands and eyes working together, for example catching a ball, passing something through a needle, or drawing pictures
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noun [noncount]
: the way that your hands and sight work together so you are able to do things that require speed and accuracy (such as catching or hitting a ball)

an athlete with good hand-eye coordination


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