fingertip
I. noun Date: 1826 1. the tip of a finger 2. a protective covering for the end of a finger II. adjective Date: 1926 1. readily accessible ; being within easy reach <
fingertip information
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fingertip controls
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2. extending from head or shoulders to mid-thigh — used of clothing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fingertip — n. the end (tip) of a finger. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fingertip — 1824, from FINGER (Cf. finger) + TIP (Cf. tip). Related: Fingertips …   Etymology dictionary

  • fingertip — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ using or operated by the fingers. ● at one s fingertips Cf. ↑at one s fingertips …   English terms dictionary

  • fingertip — [fiŋ′gərtip΄] n. 1. the tip of a finger 2. something used to protect the end of a finger have at one s fingertips 1. to have available for instant use 2. to be completely familiar with to one s fingertips or to the fingertips entirely; altogether …   English World dictionary

  • fingertip — UK [ˈfɪŋɡə(r)ˌtɪp] / US [ˈfɪŋɡərˌtɪp] noun [countable] Word forms fingertip : singular fingertip plural fingertips the end of your finger • at your fingertips to your fingertips …   English dictionary

  • fingertip — /fing geuhr tip /, n. 1. the tip or end of a finger. 2. a covering used to protect the end joint of a finger. 3. at one s fingertips, a. close at hand; easily or immediately available. b. at one s command or disposal, as recall of factual… …   Universalium

  • fingertip — noun Fingertip is used before these nouns: ↑search …   Collocations dictionary

  • fingertip — noun the tip of a finger. ↘[as modifier] using or operated by the fingers: a fingertip search. Phrases at one s fingertips (especially of information) readily available. to one s fingertips completely …   English new terms dictionary

  • fingertip — See: AT ONE S FINGERTIPS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fingertip — See: AT ONE S FINGERTIPS …   Dictionary of American idioms

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