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Synonyms for thumb

digit

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hitch

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thumb through something

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  • flick through
  • browse through
  • leaf through
  • glance at
  • turn over
  • flip through
  • skim through
  • riffle through
  • scan the pages of
  • run your eye over

Synonyms for thumb

to look through reading matter casually

Synonyms for thumb

the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb

the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

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a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse

travel by getting free rides from motorists

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look through a book or other written material

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feel or handle with the fingers

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Doctors there performed two unsuccessful surgeries to reattach his thumb.
If you can't train your hand to work both reliably, options include a smaller thumb safety tab you won't knock on, or modifying the engagement of the grip safety.
I was told by a co- worker that both my thumbs were amputated.
The heels of your hands should be in contact with the gun and each other, and the thumb of your non-dominant hand is also pointed forward, resting against the frame below the other thumb.
Talking to media men outside the SC, Khawaja Asif said that he had been elected MNA for five times and he was not afraid of verification of thumb impression process in any way.
The hard, originally painless mass was located on the dorsum of the left thumb metacarpal and had been present for 6 years.
The infant in the first few months of life will often hold the thumb in the palm, usually under the other four fingers, and it is important to recognize that this posturing can be completely normal in the first few months of life.
He was struck on the left thumb by a bouncer from Steven Finn.
The tribunal ordered the National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) to verify thumb impressions of votes polled in 284 polling stations of NA122 and remaining 111 polling stations of PP147 in one month and submit a report.
At any rate, if you Google "rule of thumb" you will find there are many explanations about where the phrase came from--everything from violence (proper thickness of a stick used to discipline someone or something), to physical measurement (distance between the base of the thumbnail and the first joint is an inch), to wind measurement (raising a wet thumb into the air), or to setting a table (in order set a row of plates one places the thumb on the edge of the table and extends it).
KEY WORDS: Thumb hypoplasia First digit ray Oligodactyly Limb anomaly Pakistani subjects.
You will also need paper towels to clean your thumb and a fine-point permanent marker with which to add details.
Even if you don't have symptoms in the non-dominant thumb, doing these exercises will help you maintain the mobility you have, and could help prevent that thumb from becoming stiff and painful down the road," Indalecio says.
CASE REPORT: A 37 years old male patient arrived at the outpatient department complaining of pain at the base of the right thumb after a violent abduction injury during sudden application of horn while driving a car to avoid an accident.
Washington, Aug 1 ( ANI ): UK telecom company O2 has announced a dumbbell or weight to be used with the thumb for the purpose of strengthening those texting muscles.