A man in a plaid shirt stands in a wooded area, and is using a handheld leaf blower. The blower is equipped with a long orange cord, which is attached to a power source that allows it to operate.
Global positioning system (GPS) units pick up signals from GPS satellites to calculate the latitude and longitude of the user. Hand-held units are convenient for cyclists, hikers, mountain climbers, and hunters.
A close-up photograph of a dental drill, a common piece of dental equipment, makes it easy to see the detail of the bur. A dental hygienist will use this handheld instrument to smooth and round cavities in the teeth so they can be correctly filled.
A shiny, metal, handheld dentist's drill is photographed on a white background. As soon as this dental tool buzzes to life, it will be used by the dentist to smooth and round cavities in the teeth so they can be properly filled.
A handheld power tool with a rotating bit is known as a rotary tool. Rotary tools may have a cord or be cordless, and power accessories for drilling, sanding, carving, cutting, grinding, or routing are available.