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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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He immediately bandaged his thumbs to prevent blood loss and rushed to hospital for a surgery.
In a technique Proctor attributes to world champion shooter Dave Sevigny, a right-handed shooter's left thumb should be in contact with the frame of the pistol and actually apply slight inward pressure to counteract the natural tendency (for a righty) to push the gun left when shooting rounds in rapid succession.
The extrinsic musculature of the thumb consists of the flexor pollicis longus (FPL), innervated by the anterior interosseous nerve, and the extensor pollicis longus (EPL), extensor pollicis brevis (EPB), and the abductor pollicis longus (APL), all innervated by the posterior interosseous nerve.
Plain radiographs revealed a large, noncalcified soft tissue mass adjacent to the thumb metacarpal with some metacarpal erosion (Figure 6(a)).
Subject II: This male subject had unilateral hypoplastic thumb in the left hand (Fig.
Place the palm of your hand flat on a table, keeping your thumb and fingers together.
DISCUSSION: The function of sesamoids at metacarpophalangeal joint of thumb related to stabilization and protection of flexor region of the joint (4).
their research showed that excessive usage of the phone left people with sore thumbs, so they wanted their customers to make sure their thumbs are well looked after so they could make use of all the great technology that is available at their fingertips.
He added that verification of thumb prints would cost Rs10 to Rs15 per vote.
possibly combining with a hold on the grip frame to bring your thumb into contact with the safety or some other combination of factors the folks at Ed Brown's operation can think up is causing the back-out.
Your thumb is about half the function of your hand, so with arthritis at the base of the thumb, which is the area where you most often get it, it prevents things like opening jars or turning door handles," says Steven Maschke, MD, with Cleveland Clinic's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
A 36-year-old man presented with a painful, swollen right thumb following a fall.
Proper placement moves your thumb from "hindrance" to "help" in handgun shooting.
Medics removed the digit from his foot and grafted it on to his hand after he lost his thumb in a work accident.