Found 3 items, similar to finger.
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n 1: any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting
the thumb); “her fingers were long and thin”
2: the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
, finger's breadth
3: the part of a glove that provides a covering for one of the
v 1: feel or handle with the fingers; “finger the binding of the
2: examine by touch; “Feel this soft cloth!”
; “The customer
fingered the sweater”
3: search for on the computer; “I fingered my boss and found
that he is not logged on in the afternoons”
4: indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for
English → English
(f[i^][ng]"g[~e]r), n. [AS. finger; akin to D.
vinger, OS. & OHG. fingar, G. finger, Icel. fingr, Sw. & Dan.
finger, Goth. figgrs; of unknown origin; perh. akin to E.
1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit;
esp., one of the four extremities of the hand, other than
2. Anything that does the work of a finger; as, the pointer
of a clock, watch, or other registering machine;
especially (Mech.) a small projecting rod, wire, or piece,
which is brought into contact with an object to effect,
direct, or restrain a motion.
3. The breadth of a finger, or the fourth part of the hand; a
measure of nearly an inch; also, the length of finger, a
measure in domestic use in the United States, of about
four and a half inches or one eighth of a yard.
A piece of steel three fingers thick. --Bp. Wilkins.
4. Skill in the use of the fingers, as in playing upon a
musical instrument. [R.]
She has a good finger. --Busby.
, the little finger.
. See Dactylology
, the horizontal bar, carrying slotted spikes, or
fingers, through which the vibratory knives of mowing and
reaping machines play.
(Mus.), the part of a stringed instrument
against which the fingers press the strings to vary the
tone; the keyboard of a piano, organ, etc.; manual.
Finger bowl Finger glass
, a bowl or glass to hold water
for rinsing the fingers at table.
(Bot.), the foxglove.
(Bot.), a kind of grass (Panicum sanguinale
with slender radiating spikes; common crab grass. See
, under Crab
, a fly nut or thumb nut.
, a strip of metal, glass, etc., to protect a
painted or polished door from finger marks.
, a guide post bearing an index finger.
, reading printed in relief so as to be
sensible to the touch; -- so made for the blind.
(Zo["o]l.), a marine shell (Pholas dactylus
resembling a finger in form.
(Zo["o]l.), a sponge having finger-shaped
lobes, or branches.
, a cover or shield for a finger.
, a steel instrument for whetting a currier's
To burn one's fingers
. See under Burn
To have a finger in
, to be concerned in. [Colloq.]
To have at one's fingers' ends
, to be thoroughly familiar
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fingered
; p. pr. & vb.
1. To touch with the fingers; to handle; to meddle with.
Let the papers lie;
You would be fingering them to anger me. --Shak.
2. To touch lightly; to toy with.
(a) To perform on an instrument of music.
(b) To mark the notes of (a piece of music) so as to guide
the fingers in playing.
4. To take thievishly; to pilfer; to purloin. --Shak.
5. To execute, as any delicate work.
, v. i. (Mus.)
To use the fingers in playing on an instrument. --Busby.