|1.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)|
"her fingers were long and thin"
|Related terms:||digit extremity thumb index pinkie middle_finger ring_finger hand knuckle fingertip fingernail|
|2.||[ verb ] feel or handle with the fingers|
"finger the binding of the book"
|Related terms:||touch thumb|
|3.||[ verb ] examine by touch|
"Feel this soft cloth!" "The customer fingered the sweater"
|Related terms:||feel tactile_property antenna touch touch|
|4.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7616|
|5.||[ verb ] search for on the computer|
"I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons"
|6.||[ noun ] (clothing) the part of a glove that provides a covering for one of the fingers|
|Related terms:||covering glove|
|7.||[ verb ] (music) indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments|
|8.||[ noun ] the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure|
|Synonyms:||finger's_breadth digit fingerbreadth|