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Finger vs. Interdigitation — What's the Difference?

Finger vs. Interdigitation — What's the Difference?

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Finger

A finger is a limb of the human body and a type of digit, an organ of manipulation and sensation found in the hands of humans and other primates. Normally humans have five digits, the bones of which are termed phalanges, on each hand, although some people have more or fewer than five due to congenital disorders such as polydactyly or oligodactyly, or accidental or intentional amputations.
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Interdigitation

An interlinking that resembles the fingers of two hands being locked together.
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Finger

One of the five digits of the hand, especially one other than the thumb.
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Interdigitation

The state of interdigitating; interdigital space.
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Finger

The part of a glove designed to cover a finger.
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Finger

Something, such as an oblong peninsula, that resembles one of the digits of the hand.
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Finger

The length or width of a finger.
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Finger

A degree of participation; a share
"seems almost sure to have a finger or two in crafting the final blueprint" (George B. Merry).
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Finger

An obscene gesture of defiance or derision made by pointing or jabbing the middle finger upward. Often used with the.
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Finger

To touch with the fingers; handle.
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Finger

To mark (a score) with indications of which fingers are to play the notes.
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Finger

To play (an instrument) by using the fingers in a particular order or way.
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Finger

To identify as responsible for wrongdoing or a crime, especially to the police
Fingered the sales clerk as the thief.
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Finger

To identify or designate as being responsible
"An international team of scientists fingered [the fungus] as the culprit in die-offs of 19 amphibian species" (Science News).
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Finger

Vulgar Slang To insert one or more fingers into the anus or vagina of (a person) as a means of sexual stimulation.
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Finger

To handle something with the fingers.
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Finger

(Music) To use the fingers in playing an instrument.
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Finger

(anatomy) A slender jointed extremity of the human hand, (often) exclusive of the thumb.
Humans have two hands and ten fingers. Each hand has one thumb and four fingers.
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Finger

(zoology) Similar or similar-looking extremities in other animals, particularly:
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Finger

The lower, smaller segment of an arthropod claw.
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Finger

One of the supporting structures of wings in birds, bats, etc. evolved from earlier toes or fingers.
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Finger

One of the slender bony structures before the pectoral fins of gurnards and sea robins (Triglidae).
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Finger

Something similar in shape to the human finger, particularly:
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Finger

(cuisine) Finger-shaped pieces of food.
Chocolate fingers; fish fingers; cheese fingers
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Finger

(chemistry) A tube extending from a sealed system, or sometimes into one in the case of a cold finger.
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Finger

Syn of foxglove(D. purpurea).
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Finger

Something similarly extending, (especially) from a larger body, particularly:
A finger of land; a finger of smoke
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Finger

(botany) Various protruding plant structures, as a banana from its hand.
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Finger

A lobe of the liver.
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Finger

(historical) The teeth parallel to the blade of a scythe, fitted to a wooden frame called a crade.
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Finger

The projections of a reaper or mower which similarly separate the stalks for cutting.
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Finger

(nautical) finger pier: a shorter, narrower pier projecting from a larger dock.
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Finger

(aviation) jet bridge: the narrow elevated walkway connecting a plane to an airport.
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Finger

(comptheory) A leaf in a finger tree data structure.
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Finger

Something similar in function or agency to the human finger, (usually) with regard to touching, grasping, or pointing.
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Finger

(obsolete) hand, the part of a clock pointing to the hour, minute, or second.
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Finger

A policeman or prison guard.
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Finger

An informer to the police, (especially) one who identifies a criminal during a lineup.
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Finger

A criminal who scouts for prospective victims and targets or who performs reconnaissance before a crime.
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Finger

(figurative) That which points; an indicator, as of guilt, blame, or suspicion.
The finger of suspicion pointed clearly at the hotel manager.
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Finger

(units of measure) Various units of measure based or notionally based on the adult human finger, particularly
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Finger

(historical) digitcm).
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Finger

(historical) A unit of length notionally based on the length of an adult human's middle finger, standardized as 4½{{nbsp}}inches (11.43{{nbsp}}cm).
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Finger

(historical) digit the observed diameter of the sun or moon, (especially) with regard to eclipses.
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Finger

An informal measure of alcohol based on its height in a given glass compared to the width of the pourer's fingers while holding it.
Gimme three fingers of bourbon.
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Finger

(fashion) A part of a glove intended to cover a finger.
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Finger

Skill in the use of the fingers, as in playing upon a musical instrument.
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Finger

Someone skilled in the use of their fingers, (especially) a pickpocket.
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Finger

A person.
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Finger

(especially in the phrase 'give someone the finger') An obscene or insulting gesture made by raising one's middle finger towards someone with the palm of one's hand facing inwards.
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Finger

(radio) Any of the individual receivers used in a rake receiver to decode signal components.
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Finger

(vulgar) The act of fingering, inserting a finger into someone's vagina or rectum for sexual pleasure.
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Finger

(transitive) To identify or point out; to blame for something.
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Finger

(transitive) To report to or identify for the authorities; to inform on.
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Finger

(transitive) To poke, probe, feel, or fondle with a finger or fingers.
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Finger

(transitive) To use the fingers to penetrate and sexually stimulate one's own or another person's vagina or anus; to fingerbang.
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Finger

To use specified finger positions in producing notes on a musical instrument.
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Finger

To provide instructions in written music as to which fingers are to be used to produce particular notes or passages.
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Finger

To query (a user's status) using the Finger protocol.
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Finger

(obsolete) To steal; to purloin.
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Finger

To execute, as any delicate work.
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Finger

One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; esp., one of the four extremities of the hand, other than the thumb.
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Finger

Anything that does the work of a finger; as, the pointer of a clock, watch, or other registering machine;
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Finger

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.
A piece of steel three fingers thick.
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Finger

Skill in the use of the fingers, as in playing upon a musical instrument.
She has a good finger.
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Finger

To touch with the fingers; to handle; to meddle with.
Let the papers lie;You would be fingering them to anger me.
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Finger

To touch lightly; to toy with.
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Finger

To perform on an instrument of music.
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Finger

To take thievishly; to pilfer; to purloin.
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Finger

To execute, as any delicate work.
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Finger

To use the fingers in playing on an instrument.
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Finger

Any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb);
Her fingers were long and thin
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Finger

The length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
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Finger

The part of a glove that provides a covering for one of the fingers
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Finger

Feel or handle with the fingers;
Finger the binding of the book
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Finger

Examine by touch;
Feel this soft cloth!
The customer fingered the sweater
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Finger

Search for on the computer;
I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons
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Finger

Indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
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