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fin·ger rest

(fing'gĕr rest)
The place on a structure (e.g., tooth) where the finger of the hand holding the instrument (i.e., fulcrum finger) is placed to provide stabilization and control during use of the instrument.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Caption: The finger rest at the bottom of the magazine is helpful for someone with larger hands than mine.
Pipette manufacturers have responded to this demand by designing lighter weight pipettes that include ergonomic features, such as adjustable finger rests, and require less pipetting forces, reducing pipetting fatigue.
The soft handle contours to the shape of the user's hand, and the improved 120[degrees] horizontally adjustable wide-supportive finger rest allows users to relax their hands between pipetting actions.
The Minute Iron has a grip handle with finger rest similar to a PC mouse.
After extensive research with female consumers, American Safety developed an ergonomic handle, which features a "no slip" finger rest and functional side rubber grips.
The "no slip" finger rest on the top of the handle and functional side rubber grips are ideal for shaving in the shower.
The item features an ergonomic handle, a "no-slip" finger rest on the top of the handle and functional rubber grips to facilitate shaving in the shower.
The spray is designed to fit the hand and features diverter buttons located where the thumb and ring finger rest. Faucets come in polished brass or with a chrome, white, or biscuit finish.
The first part of the book describes and illustrates harpoon technology, which incorporates a number of elements such as a throwing shaft, foreshaft, finger rest, line and often an ice pick.
The improvements include product features such as a finger rest on the utility knife designed to make precision cutting easier.
The large viewfinder and the finger rest at the front are good.