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rule of thumb axiom
percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance bones , castanets , clappers , finger cymbals , maraca
threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning butterfly nut , thumbnut , wing-nut , wing nut , wing screw
one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb finger
any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb) finger
about seven inches; the breadth of a fist with the thumb stuck out (used especially in archery to give the correct distance of the string from the bow) fistmele
small fipple flute with four finger holes and two thumb holes flageolet , shepherd's pipe , treble recorder
finger next to the thumb forefinger , index , index finger
muscular spasms of thumb and forefinger while writing with a pen or pencil graphospasm , writer's cramp
hand, muscle below thumb on heel
thumb, cushion at base of heel , pad , thenar
finger farthest from the thumb little finger , pinkie , pinky
glove with thumb and section for other fingers mitt , mitten
glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together mitten
abductor muscle of the thumb musculus abductor pollicis
largest wrist bone on the thumb side navicular , os scaphoideum , scaphoid bone
wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the 1st and 2nd metacarpals os trapezium , trapezium , trapezium bone
mixing paint board with thumb hole palette
hand between thumb and forefinger purlicue
thumb and forefinger, flesh between purlicue
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