fingertip

[fing-ger-tip]
noun
1.
the tip or end of a finger.
2.
a covering used to protect the end joint of a finger.
adjective
3.
extending to the fingertips, as a coat, veil, etc.: a fingertip jacket.
Idioms
4.
at one's fingertips,
a.
close at hand; easily or immediately available.
b.
at one's command or disposal, as recall of factual information: He has the answer at his fingertips.
5.
to one's fingertips, thoroughly; perfectly: She was a politician to her fingertips.

Origin:
1835–45; finger + tip1

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fingertip (ˈfɪŋɡəˌtɪp)
 
n
1.  the end joint or tip of a finger
2.  another term for fingerstall
3.  at one's fingertips readily available and within one's mental grasp

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Medical Dictionary

fingertip fin·ger·tip (fĭng'gər-tĭp')
n.
The extreme end or tip of a finger.

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Example sentences
In the fingertip experiment, however, the friction increased less than expected.
Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them.
Having already lost a fingertip to sailing, she knows the risks.
The customer signs for the transaction using a fingertip on the phone's
  touch-screen.
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