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  1. fingernails

    A nail is a claw-like plate found at the tip of the fingers and toes on most primates. Nails correspond to the claws found in other animals. Fingernails and toenails are made of a tough protective protein called alpha-keratin, which is a polymer. Alpha-keratin is found in the hooves, claws, and horns of vertebrates.

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  1. fingernails

    Plural of fingernail.

    We human beings have ten fingernails.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 16, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fingernails in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fingernails in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fingernails in a Sentence

  1. Will Rogers:

    What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.

  2. Dan Swangard:

    My wife says I'd be hanging on to life by my fingernails.

  3. Penn Jillette:

    President Donald Trump would say racially insensitive things that made me uncomfortable, i don't think President Donald Trump ever said anything in that room like' African Americans are inferior' or anything about rape or grabbing women, but of those two hours every other day in a room with President Donald Trump, every ten minutes was fingernails on chalkboard.

  4. Will Rogers:

    See what will happen if you don't stop biting your fingernails

  5. Daniel Tower:

    I’ve also heard of women with really long fingernails having problems.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    A occlusive
    B indiscernible
    C appellative
    D soft-witted

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