fingerhold

fingerhold

(ˈfɪŋɡəˌhəʊld)
n
something onto which the fingers can hold
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Libbey Glassware has also worked with brewers on custom designs, such as a tall, tapered glass with a footed fingerhold at the stem base, designed for the New Glarus Brewing Co.
In contrast, "[f]or those in power, or even with a fingerhold on power and seeking its consolidation, a retrospective emphasis on prophecy's fulfillment is far more serviceable.
Years of journalism awaited, and he had caught a fingerhold.
The narrow-opening, welded-mesh construction is designed to prevent a fingerhold or toehold and the use of cutting tools.
Shifnal's fingerhold on the promotion race disappeared for good with an eight-wicket defeat by Penkridge, for whom skipper Gary Pope was the main instrument of victory.
Everybody spends most of this mountaineering movie dangling from one precarious fingerhold or another.
Helmer Nicolas Klotz and scenarist Elisabeth Perceval's expansion of their French telepic "Un ange en danger," featuring the same principal cast, is a grim and graphic portrait of lives losing their last fingerhold on mainstream society's bottom rungs.
The unique narrow opening and welded mesh construction barely allow a fingerhold and prevent the use of cutting tools.
I managed by chance to catch a rope and pull myself back to the boat and somehow hauled myself half on to it and got a fingerhold and just held on for grim death.
Take faith, as it keeps a tentative fingerhold over the abyss of a world where other values prevail.
The speaker wallows, slips, scrambles for a "foothold, fingerhold,/mindhold over/such slick crossings.