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index finger

n.
1. The finger next to the thumb.
2. The part of a glove that covers this finger. In both senses also called first finger, forefinger.

index finger

n
(Anatomy) the finger next to the thumb. Also called: forefinger

fore•fin•ger

(ˈfɔrˌfɪŋ gər, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
the finger next to the thumb. Also called index finger.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.index finger - the finger next to the thumbindex finger - the finger next to the thumb  
finger - any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"
Translations
ukazováček
pegefinger
etusormi
kažiprst
vísifingur
人差し指
집게손가락
pekfinger
นิ้วชี้
ngón trỏ

index finger

n(dito) indice m

index

(ˈindeks) noun
1. an alphabetical list of names, subjects etc eg at the end of a book.
2. (plural indices (ˈindisiːz) ) in mathematics the figure which indicates the number of times a figure etc must be multiplied by itself etc. In 63 and 75, the figures 3 and 5 are the indices.
index finger
the finger next to the thumb. She pointed at the map with her index finger.

index finger

إِصْبَعُ السَّبَابَةُ ukazováček pegefinger Zeigefinger δείκτης dedo índice etusormi index kažiprst indice 人差し指 집게손가락 wijsvinger pekefinger palec wskazujący dedo indicador указательный палец pekfinger นิ้วชี้ işaret parmağı ngón trỏ 食指
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