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A print made by the thumb, especially by the pad of the thumb.
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an impression of the upper part of the thumb, used esp for identification purposes. See fingerprint
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a mark or impression of the ventral surface of the last joint of the thumb.
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Noun1.thumbprint - fingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)thumbprint - fingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)
fingerprint - a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
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بَصْمَة الإبْهام
otisk palce
odtlačok palca
başparmak izi


[ˈθʌmprɪnt] Nimpresión f del pulgar
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thumb print [ˈθʌmprɪnt] n
(= mark) → empreinte f de pouce
(= characteristic features) → empreinte f
to put one's thumb print on sth → marquer qch de son empreinte
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(θam) noun
1. the short thick finger of the hand, set at a different angle from the other four.
2. the part of a glove or mitten covering this finger.
(often with through) to turn over (the pages of a book) with the thumb or fingers. She was thumbing through the dictionary.
ˈthumb-nail noun
the nail on the thumb.
ˈthumbprint noun
a mark made by pressing the thumb on to a surface, sometimes used as means of identification.
ˌthumbs-ˈup noun
a sign expressing a wish for good luck, success etc. He gave me the thumbs-up.
ˈthumbtack noun
(American) a drawing-pin. She hung the picture on the wall with thumbtacks.
under someone's thumb
controlled or greatly influenced by someone. She is completely under her husband's thumb.
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References in classic literature ?
There's a line straight across her thumbprint. How comes that?" and Tom held out the piece of glass to Wilson.
Aside from Coding For Kids, Globe has also partnered with Optus and Singtel to offer free workshops that educate students about their online behavior through Digital Thumbprint Program.
The food processor does most of the work in this cookie recipe, but younger children will enjoy rolling dough into balls and making a thumbprint 180g hazelnuts, toasted 100g plain flour 90g buckwheat flour 60g golden caster sugar 180g unsalted butter 100g dark chocolate, roughly chopped 1 tsp coconut oil (or use any flavourless oil)
Former commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal said each voter may be stalled for up to five minutes if the VRVS cannot scan their thumbprint immediately.
And you were asked to thumbprint and confirm your statement.
So I had to thumbprint on the Voters Register, so to say for me to vote' He added that 'So, that is one of the flaws I have noted, even though the process of authentication is repeated twice, But somehow, somehow, the Card Reader couldn't accept my FingerPrint.
ADRAWING featuring an inky thumbprint left by Leonardo da Vinci more than 500 years ago is being exhibited in Cardiff.
And this anatomical drawing by the Renaissance Master apparently contains da Vinci's thumbprint.
Where a defendant who was convicted of armed robbery appeals, arguing that the commonwealth's expert should not have been allowed to testify about certain fingerprint evidence, the conviction is affirmed because there was considerable evidence besides a thumbprint linking the defendant to the crime.
This is the founding principle of my Foundation's Thumbprint Leadership theory, which filters through everything we teach to thousands of students in the Caribbean and the Middle East.
Returning officers and polling staff are supposed to stamp and thumbprint it for the record.
The thumbprint verification system utilised in a broad range of basic facilities and services is posing problems for an increasing number of Malaysians.