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finger

 [fing´ger]
one of the five digits of the hand.
baseball finger mallet finger.
clubbed finger one affected by clubbing.
hammer finger mallet f.
index finger forefinger.
mallet finger partial permanent flexion of the terminal phalanx of a finger caused by a ball or other object striking the end or back of the finger, resulting in rupture of the attachment of the extensor tendon. Called also baseball or hammer finger.
webbed f's syndactyly of the fingers.

in·dex fin·ger

[TA]
the second finger (the thumb being counted as the first).
Synonym(s): digitus (manus) secundus [II] [II]* ☆ , forefinger, index (1) , second finger

forefinger

/fore·fin·ger/ (-fing-ger) index finger; the second finger, counting the thumb as first.

forefinger

(fôr′fĭng′gər)

forefinger

the first, or index, finger.
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Try massaging the webbed area of the back of your hand between the thumb and forefinger.
The latest reel seat design exposes the pass-thru blank for direct contact of the blank to the angler's forefinger.
He lit it and the force of the blast blinded him and tore off his right thumb and forefinger.
Try not to have too many raisins poking out from the surface of the flapjack, as these will often catch when it's in the oven - poke them down with your forefinger.
Made from a Polartec Powerstretch material that has coating on the forefinger and thumb tips, the wearer can operate their phone as normal.
With needle, pick up A from outside of forefinger and B from inside of thumb, draw B through A (1 loop of B added to needle).
Pinch the ingredients between your thumb and forefinger until the mix resembles breadcrumbs.
It is important to create a trigger finger with the forefinger in the trail hand so that a V shape is created using the thumb and finger.
The draping on the dress is sleek and elegant and Julianne has wisely eschewed jewellery, her only accessory being her beaded black, white and gold Givenchy clutch and that blinging ring on her forefinger.
Position right forefinger and thumb on either side of cat's mouth, and gently apply pressure to his cheeks.
Within about 10 seconds of pressing the Scanadu Scout to your forehead with thumb and forefinger, the tool reads out your heart rate, temperature, oximetry (blood oxygen level), respiratory rate, blood pressure, stress and electrocardiography (ECG).
Sleeve safety, shaving leather, short barrel, with external reinforcement on the palm and the palmar aspect of all fingers and strip reinforcement between thumb and forefinger.