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fingering


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fingering  \Fin"ger*ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  handling  or  touching  with  the 
  fingers. 
 
  The  mere  sight  and  fingering  of  money.  --Grew. 
 
  2.  The  manner  of  using  the  fingers  in  playing  or  striking  the 
  keys  of  an  instrument  of  music;  movement  or  management  of 
  the  fingers  in  playing  on  a  musical  instrument,  in 
  typewriting,  etc 
 
  3.  The  marking  of  the  notes  of  a  piece  of  music  to  guide  or 
  regulate  the  action  or  use  of  the  fingers. 
 
  4.  Delicate  work  made  with  the  fingers.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finger  \Fin"ger\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fingered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Fingering}.] 
  1.  To  touch  with  the  fingers;  to  handle;  to  meddle  with 
 
  Let  the  papers  lie;  You  would  be  fingering  them  to 
  anger  me  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  touch  lightly;  to  toy  with 
 
  3.  (Mus.) 
  a  To  perform  on  an  instrument  of  music. 
  b  To  mark  the  notes  of  (a  piece  of  music)  so  as  to  guide 
  the  fingers  in  playing. 
 
  4.  To  take  thievishly;  to  pilfer;  to  purloin.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  execute,  as  any  delicate  work 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fingering 
  n  1:  the  placement  of  the  fingers  for  playing  different  notes  (or 
  sequences  of  notes)  on  a  musical  instrument 
  2:  feeling  something  with  the  fingers 




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