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Synonyms for finger

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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 ?
Furthermore, the pacifier is considered by mothers as a way to calm the infant that can be easily removed compared with finger sucking because mothers and other family members intensely interfered to curb this behaviour by removing the fingers from the infants' mouth and offering pacifiers or teethers.
In addition, finger sucking during infancy appeared to be a good predictor of the occurrence of other DOH during adolescence.
Ruttle AT, Quigley W, Crouch JT, Ewan GE: A serial study of the effects of finger sucking.
Regular thumb or finger sucking can also cause problems with your teeth, such as an overbite.
Earlier, Johnson (18) reviewed causes, risks, prevalence and contributing factors of NNS, showing that thumb sucking and finger sucking seemed to be influenced by many culturally and socially dependent factors, most notably by child-rearing practices.
It could be that your son just stops reliance on finger sucking without you doing anything.
Hopefully, you'll tune into hunger cues like lip smacking, or rooting, or finger sucking before crying - which makes feeding difficult - begins in earnest.
Frequently alongside the words SEX, ROUGH and in the case of the latter, INTERNET, PERVERT, FINGER SUCKING, CAPTAIN HOOK COSTUME and GROVELLING APOLOGY.
Substantial reductions in finger sucking were observed only with the addition of a more intense tone delivered via a remote control device.
The paper, by Dr Ronnie Levine, scientific adviser to the Health Education Authority, said children should be discouraged from thumb and finger sucking.