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to bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation

to establish the identification of

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the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb

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feel or handle with the fingers

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examine by touch

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search for on the computer

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Substantial reductions in finger sucking were observed only with the addition of a more intense tone delivered via a remote control device.
Although thumb/finger sucking can be relatively innocuous prior to the age of 5, chronic finger sucking may lead to problems such as negative peer evaluation (Friman, McPherson, Warzak, & Evans, 1993), digital deformities (Rankin, Jabaley, Blair, & Fraser, 1988), dental malocclusion (Friman, 1987) and herpetic whitlow (Weisman & Troncal, 1991).
During the baseline and inactive AED conditions, finger sucking occurred 54.
Only when the 90-dB buzzer was delivered by the therapist contingent on the AED being activated were reductions in finger sucking observed.
This condition evaluated the effectiveness of automatically delivering a 65-dB tone for every occurrence of finger sucking.
Although the AED has been an effective intervention for finger sucking with 3 children, replication is needed to demonstrate its effectiveness with children who differ in age, level of motivation, and intellectual ability.
The purpose of the AED was to automatically produce a tone contingent on every occurrence of finger sucking.
But they should be discouraged from thumb and finger sucking by offering rewards.