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mid·dle fin·ger

third finger.
Synonym(s): digitus (manus) medius [TA], digitus (manus) tertius [III] [III]* ☆ , third finger
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Use your middle finger to circle for 10 to 20 seconds.
[U.S.A], January 9 ( ANI ): Actress Rose McGowan, who was one of the strongest voices in the #MeToo campaign, revealed that she wishes to have "more middle fingers" to hold up to those who have been accused of sexual harassment in Hollywood.
The common palmar digital artery of SPA supplying the adjacent sides of the index and middle fingers passed through the neural loop formed by the proper digital nerve of median nerve supplying the radial side of the middle finger and joined with the unusually large first palmar metacarpal artery before dividing into proper digital arteries.
In an act of showing her distaste, the actress was reportedly caught flashing her middle finger, again.
Then he called the police claiming that I flashed my middle finger, but I did not do so.
Precisely, he pointed out that the "seiken" (the traditional karate "tsuki") has four point of contact: the first two knuckles and the proximal interphalangeal joint of the index and middle finger. Even though Funaskoshi recommended to practice on makiwara, he was aware of the risks which can be carried out by an uncontrolled and excessive training.
Now it turns out that extending your middle finger can make you perceive hostility.
We have had hate statements yelled at us, middle fingers stuck up, smiles, friendly waves, and thumbs-up signs given to us.--Lisa Fisher, Indianapolis
Although hand gestures and driving are typically thought of only in the context of fists and extended middle fingers, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have a slightly different perspective, one that could result in improved use of the various functions in a vehicle without driver distraction (a cause, of course, of the aforementioned fists and fingers).
From the jawbone, sweep upwards with the back of your index and middle fingers towards the temporal mandibular joint which is by the ear.
The middle fingers should guarantee the lowness of the pitch, as well as prevent the pitch from being thrown hard.
For example, when addressing George W., will it be necessary to raise both hands and make quote marks with one's index and middle fingers while uttering the words "Mr.

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