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Noun: finger  fing-gu(r)
  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
    - fingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digit
     
  3. One of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb
Verb: finger  fing-gu(r)
  1. Feel or handle with the fingers
    "finger the binding of the book";
    - thumb
     
  2. Examine by touch
    "The customer fingered the sweater";
    - feel
     
  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 keyboard instruments

Derived forms: fingered, fingering, fingers

Type of: covering, dactyl, designate, digit, extremity, indicate, linear measure, linear unit, look for, point, search, seek, show, touch

Part of: glove, hand, manus, mitt, paw

Encyclopedia: Finger, Tennessee