index finger


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Synonyms for index finger

the finger next to the thumb

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Press your middle fingers together between your eyebrows and apply pressure to the outer corners of your eyebrows with your index fingers.
A statement from the ECB read: "Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Investec Test against South Africa at the Kia Oval starting July 27 after fracturing his left index finger.
A statement from the ECB read: "Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Investec Test against South Africa starting July 27 after fracturing his left index finger.
This image of a pupil, left, with an index finger raised, has been withdrawn from a school newsletter after complaints it appeared to be an 'Isis salute'
Arches were seen in the least number with the maximum number of arches in index finger (54%) and was equally distributed among ring and little finger (9.
To open and close the chopsticks, move your index finger up and down.
Most importantly, the length must be adjusted so your index finger can wrap itself completely around the trigger.
Then they calculated each participant's"digit ratio" -- the length of the index finger compared to the length of the ring finger -- for each hand.
Now there is a pick that combines a comfortable and size adjustable finger pick attachment with a flat pick so the 1 piece nylon guitar pick attaches to the index finger on the picking hand and stays in the proper picking position at all times (Patent pending).
Use your left thumb to activate the cylinder release and your thumb or index finger to open the cylinder.
AN AUDIO reading device worn on the index finger could help blind and visually impaired people to read printed text in real time.
Rather than risk a thumb to a cook-off by thumbing a bullet while loading a muzzleloader per Garry James ("A Seagoing Enfield," October), it would be safer to hold the musket tilted away from the face and grasp the bullet from the sides between the index finger and thumb and place the bullet on the muzzle.
Following the surgery, performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and one year of intensive physical therapy, the patient regained some hand function, specifically the ability to bend the thumb and index finger.
New research from the University of Florida has discovered that if a chap's ring finger is longer than his index finger he has more testosterone and is likely to be more masculine.
But the Welshman has damaged the knuckle on his left index finger and is not expected to fight again until early October, according to trainer Gary Lockett.