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    finger - Dictionary definition and meaning for word finger

    Definition
    (noun) any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    Example Sentence
    • her fingers were long and thin
    Definition
    (noun) the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure Definition
    (noun) one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb Definition
    (verb) feel or handle with the fingers
    Synonyms : thumb
    Example Sentence
    • finger the binding of the book
    Definition
    (verb) examine by touch
    Synonyms : feel
    Example Sentence
    • Feel this soft cloth!
    • The customer fingered the sweater
    Definition
    (verb) search for on the computer
    Example Sentence
    • I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons
    Definition
    (verb) indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
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