What does index finger mean?

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in·dex fin·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. index, index finger, forefinger(noun)

    the finger next to the thumb

Wiktionary

  1. index finger(Noun)

    the forefinger

  2. Origin: Literally “pointing finger”, index being from Latin, of same origin as indicate.

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  1. Index finger

    The index finger, is the first finger and the second digit of a human hand. It is located between the first and third digits, between the thumb and the middle finger. It is usually the most dextrous and sensitive finger of the hand, though not the longest – it is shorter than the middle finger, and may be shorter or longer than the ring finger – see digit ratio. "Index finger" literally means "pointing finger", from the same Latin source as indicate; its anatomical names are either "index finger" or "second digit".

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How to say index finger in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of index finger in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of index finger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of index finger in a Sentence

  1. The Post:

    Tom Brokaw index finger to my lips and said, ‘ This is our compact, ’ my insides shook.

  2. Brian Eno:

    The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.

  3. Kathleen Turner:

    He goes to shake your hand and with his index finger kind of rubs the inside of your wrist. He’s trying to do some kind of seductive intimacy move. You pull your hand away and goyuck.

  4. Kathleen Turner:

    Yes, yuck. He has this gross handshake, he goes to shake your hand and with his index finger kind of rubs the inside of your wrist. He’s trying to do some kind of seductive intimacy move. You pull your hand away and goyuck.

  5. Dennis Aabo Sørensen:

    When the scientists stimulate my nerves I could feel the vibration and the sense of touch in my phantom index finger, the touching sensations is quite close to when you feel it with your normal finger; you can feel the coarseness of the plates, and the different gaps and ribs.

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