index finger

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Synonyms for index finger

the finger next to the thumb

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The 65-year-old was slicing carrots for supper at his Surrey home when he sheared off the first finger of his left hand just below the top joint.
To give pills, follow the same instructions, but hold the pill between your thumb and first finger.
Assuming that the thumb is your first finger, the index finger your second, and so on to the pinkie your fifth, here are the words in which each character typed on a qwerty typewriter keyboard by your nth finger appears precisely n times in the word:
The laboratory block, pinched between the thumb and first finger of the hand, is necessarily separate and somewhat different in nature from the rest of the complex.
Somebody had to lift the first finger to help these kids, she said.
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