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thumb·print

 (thŭm′prĭnt′)
n.
A print made by the thumb, especially by the pad of the thumb.
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thumbprint

(ˈθʌmˌprɪnt)
n
an impression of the upper part of the thumb, used esp for identification purposes. See fingerprint
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thumb•print

(ˈθʌmˌprɪnt)

n.
a mark or impression of the ventral surface of the last joint of the thumb.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations
بَصْمَة الإبْهام
otisk palce
tommelfingeraftryk
òumalfar
odtlačok palca
başparmak izi

thumbprint

[ˈθʌmprɪnt] Nimpresión f del pulgar
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thumbprint

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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thumb

(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.
verb
(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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Middlesbrough Safer Shopping Scheme is hoping to introduce "thumbprinting", as a counter-measure to credit card fraud and other ID theft based crimes.