fingertip


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fin·ger·tip

 (fĭng′gər-tĭp′)
n.
The extreme end or tip of a finger.
Idiom:
at (one's) fingertips
Readily or instantly available.

fingertip

(ˈfɪŋɡəˌtɪp)
n
1. (Anatomy) the end joint or tip of a finger
2. (Medicine) another term for fingerstall
3. at one's fingertips readily available and within one's mental grasp

fin•ger•tip

(ˈfɪŋ gərˌtɪp)

n.
1. the tip or end of a finger.
2. a covering used to protect the end joint of a finger.
adj.
3. extending to the fingertips, as a coat or veil.
Idioms:
at one's fingertips, immediately and easily available.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fingertip - the end (tip) of a fingerfingertip - the end (tip) of a finger    
finger - any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"
tip - the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
Translations
طَرَف الإصْبَع
špička prstu
fingerspids
ujjhegy
fingurgómur
konček prsta
parmak ucu

fingertip

[ˈfɪŋgətɪp] Npunta f or yema f del dedo
to have sth at one's fingertipstener algo a mano; (= know sth) → saber(se) algo al dedillo

fingertip

[ˈfɪŋgərtɪp] nbout m du doigt
to have sth at one's fingertips [+ knowledge] → savoir qch sur le bout des doigts; [+ resource] → avoir qch à sa dispositionfingertip search nfouille f minutieuse

fingertip

[ˈfɪŋgəˌtɪp] npunta del dito
to have sth at one's fingertips (fig) → avere qc sulla punta delle dita
fingertip hold (Mountaineering) → gratton m inv

finger

(ˈfiŋgə) noun
1. one of the five end parts of the hand, sometimes excluding the thumb. She pointed a finger at the thief.
2. the part of a glove into which a finger is put.
3. anything made, shaped, cut etc like a finger. a finger of toast.
verb
to touch or feel with the fingers. She fingered the material.
ˈfingernail noun
the nail at the tip of the finger.
ˈfingerprint noun
the mark made by the tip of the finger, often used by the police etc as a means of identification. The thief wiped his fingerprints off the safe.
ˈfingertip noun
the very end of a finger. He cut his fingertip by accident while preparing the salad.
be all fingers and thumbs / my etc fingers are all thumbs
to be very awkward or clumsy in handling or holding things. He was so excited that his fingers were all thumbs and he dropped the cup.
have (something) at one's fingertips
to know all the details of (a subject) thoroughly. He has the history of the firm at his fingertips.
have a finger in the pie / in every pie
to be involved in everything that happens. She likes to have a finger in every pie in the village.
put one's finger on
to point out or describe exactly; to identify. She put her finger on the cause of our financial trouble.

fingertip

n punta del dedo
References in classic literature ?
The old gentleman lifted his shaggy eyebrows, protruded his thick nether lip, and tapped the arms of his chair with his cushioned fingertips.
Anne went in with cheeks of flame and her heart beating to her fingertips.
Every little while he would bend down and take hold of the edge of the blanket with the extreme tips of his fingertips, as if to show there was no deception--chattering away all the while--but always, just as I was expecting to see a wonder feat of legerdemain, he would let go the blanket and rise to explain further.
Anne blew a couple of airy kisses from her fingertips past the cherry blossoms and then, with her chin in her hands, drifted luxuriously out on a sea of daydreams.
Five young men toed the mark, crouching with fingertips to the ground and waiting the starter's revolver-shot.
Hubert took his place, planted his foot firmly, and fitted a fair, smooth arrow; then, breathing upon his fingertips, he drew the string slowly and carefully.
Even the points it clings to--the things whence its subtle interlacings are swung-- are scarcely perceptible: momentary touches of fingertips, meetings of rays from blue and dark orbs, unfinished phrases, lightest changes of cheek and lip, faintest tremors.
Try the settee," said Holmes, relapsing into his armchair and putting his fingertips together, as was his custom when in judicial moods.
Sherlock Holmes listened with closed eyes and fingertips together to this remarkable account.
Fingertip helps to do fine things, to grasp tiny particles, helps for writing and fine tactile sensation.
As long as your fingertip is under the center of gravity, the ruler CANNOT FALL DOWN
TEHRAN (FNA)- An amputee feels rough or smooth textures in real-time -- in his phantom hand -- using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in the arm.