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Qu'est-ce (qui) est finger - définition

Fingers; Fingertip; Human finger; Finger locking; Finger Locking; Pulp of finger; Finger pulp; Digital pulp; Digiti manus; Finger wrinkling; Human fingers; Digitorum manus
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·vt To touch lightly; to toy with.
II. Finger ·vt To execute, as any delicate work.
III. Finger ·vt To perform on an instrument of music.
IV. Finger ·vi To use the fingers in playing on an Instrument.
V. Finger ·noun Skill in the use of the fingers, as in playing upon a musical instrument.
VI. Finger ·vt To touch with the fingers; to Handle; to meddle with.
VII. Finger ·vt To mark the notes of (a piece of music) so as to guide the fingers in playing.
VIII. Finger ·vt To take thievishly; to Pilfer; to Purloin.
IX. Finger ·noun One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; ·esp., one of the four extermities of the hand, other than the thumb.
X. Finger ·noun The breadth of a finger, or the fourth part of the hand; a measure of nearly an inch; also, the length of finger, a measure in domestic use in the United States, of about four and a half inches or one eighth of a yard.
XI. Finger ·noun Anything that does work of a finger; as, the pointer of a clock, watch, or other registering machine; especially (Mech.) a small projecting rod, wire, or piece, which is brought into contact with an object to effect, direct, or restrain a motion.
1) to point a finger at
2) (usu. fig.) to snap one's fingers (I jump when she snaps her fingers) ('I obey her commands without question')
3) an accusing; warning finger (to point an accusing finger at smb.)
4) an index; little; middle; ring; trigger finger
5) (misc.) to prick a finger; she jammed her finger in the door; to lay a finger on smb. ('to harm smb.'); I can't lay/put my finger on what is wrong ('I cannot discover what is wrong'); to count on one's fingers; to keep one's fingers crossed ('to hope for smt.'); to lift a finger ('to make an effort'); to have one's finger in smt. ('to be involved in smt.'); the finger of suspicion points at/to you ('you are under suspicion'); to have smb. wrapped around one's little finger ('to have smb.'s complete devotion')
v. (colloq.) (D; tr.) ('to identify') to finger as (he was fingered as one of the escaped convicts)
¦ noun each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included).
?a measure of spirits in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger.
¦ verb
1. touch or feel with the fingers.
2. (usu. finger someone for) informal, chiefly N. Amer. inform on to the police.
identify or select.
3. Music play (a passage) with a particular sequence of positions of the fingers.
mark (music) with signs indicating the fingering.
be all fingers and thumbs Brit. informal be clumsy.
pull one's finger out Brit. informal cease prevaricating and start to act.
get one's fingers burned (or burnt) (or burn one's fingers) suffer unpleasant consequences as a result of one's actions.
give someone the finger N. Amer. informal make a gesture with the middle finger raised as an obscene sign of contempt.
have a finger in the pie be involved in a matter.
have (or keep) one's finger on the pulse be aware of the latest trends.
lay a finger on touch (someone), especially with the intention of harming them.
put the finger on informal inform on.
put one's finger on identify (something) exactly.
snap (or click) one's fingers make a sharp clicking sound by bending the last joint of the middle finger against the thumb and suddenly releasing it.
-fingered adjective
fingerless adjective
OE, of Gmc origin.



A finger is a limb of the body and a type of digit, an organ of manipulation and sensation found in the hands of most of the Tetrapods, so also with humans and other primates. Most land vertebrates have five fingers (Pentadactyly).

Exemples de prononciation pour finger
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Exemples du corpus de texte pour finger
1. Im a finger, says the finger, wondering how on earth things got so Gogolian.
2. In women the ring finger is commonly shorter or the same length as the index finger, while in men the ring finger is generally longer.
3. Children have suffered finger lacerations, fractures and finger tip amputations, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said.
4. The five incidents reported included two finger tip amputations and one finger fracture and laceration.
5. Pointing the finger: Jack Straw Jack Straw today pointed the finger of blame over the dodgy donors at Tony Blair.