finger hole


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finger hole

n.
1. Any of the holes on a wind instrument that cause a change in pitch when covered by a finger.
2. A hole or an opening for a finger, as in a bowling ball.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finger hole - one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrumentfinger hole - one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
woodwind, woodwind instrument, wood - any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
2.finger hole - a hole for inserting a finger
bowling ball, bowl - a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling
telephone dial, dial - a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
thumbhole - a finger hole made to fit the thumb (as in a bowling ball)
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There is a finger hole on the top and one on the side.
Baracas includes an enlarged finger hole to accommodate the most swollen knuckles or gloved hands.
The Finger Hole Hunter, at 63 3/4" overall, has a fixed 4" skinning blade with gut hook and finger hole.
I would think an appreciation of pitching and angling a thumb or finger hole and how it provides the bowler with a grip that produces maximum ability to apply lift to the ball upon release is a needed quality.
The lowest tone of the instrument is ca 30 cents lower than second octave F, and the seventh finger hole produces a half tone, unlike the later standards.
The window display is a toy box with a tiny finger hole, inviting one to be part of the action and dazzled by the display of play items set against a painted backdrop.
8 Locate the center of the finger hole and drive a screw until the tip barely protrudes from the backside of the drawer front.
Flutes were extensive and included three, four and seven finger hole instruments.
The bags may be obtained in different styles such as with carrier handle or finger hole, bottom and/or top gussets, twist closures as well as with reclosable profiles.
Then, she'd insert a piece of twine or wire through a cork stopper and tie it to the glass finger hole, thereby preventing loss of the stopper.
You can slide a Mayo scissors or the suction tip through the other finger hole.