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1The tip of a finger.
- ‘I felt his calloused fingertips brush against my open palm.’
- ‘He went up to her and placed his tender fingertips against her soft cheek.’
- ‘I raised my hand slowly to his arm and my fingertips slowly traced up his arm.’
- ‘He placed his hands in front of him, fingertips touching to form a tower.’
- ‘She suffered injuries to her shoulder and neck and lost the feeling of the fingertips in her right hand.’
- ‘She made an audible gasp, touching the fingertips of her other hand to the ring.’
- ‘I wondered if I'd had a heart attack, because I couldn't feel my toes and fingertips.’
- ‘As soon as I began working my fingertips higher up in the crack, I suddenly slipped off and dropped onto the rope.’
- ‘"You haven't shaved in a while, " she said, tracing her index fingertip over the stubble.’
- ‘She'd pressed her fingertips to his temples and stared into his eyes.’
- ‘I can see my breath when I breathe, I can't feel my fingertips or the tips of my toes or ears.’
- ‘She caught my hand and for a few seconds studied my fingertips before meeting my eyes.’
- ‘As his fingertips caress my sides, I giggle softly at the ticklish sensations.’
- ‘Smear it over the entire eyelid with your fingertips, then add black mascara and eye pencil along the upper lash line.’
- ‘The muscles in his forearms tapered into strong, tanned hands and calloused fingertips.’
- ‘His fingertips accompany the arguments, each hand movement seemingly choreographed.’
- ‘Suddenly, she felt a few rough fingertips softly touch her arm.’
- ‘He slid it slowly through my fine hair, stroking it hesitantly with his fingertips.’
- ‘Gingerly, she extended her hand and allowed her fingertips to trace over the weals that zigzagged down his back.’
- ‘I hold my hands in front of my face, the fingertips blanching a little in the cold.’
- 1.1[as modifier]Using or operated by the fingers.‘police made a fingertip search of the area’
- ‘It's as comfortable for those who use a palm grip as it is for those who prefer a fingertip hold, even after extended use.’
- ‘Police sealed off surrounding streets while officers carried out a fingertip search of the area.’
- ‘Police immediately cordoned off the area as forensic experts carried out fingertip searches for evidence.’
- ‘Dozens of police officers remained in the area to carry out a fingertip search of nearby gardens.’
- ‘They sealed off the two-storey block opposite Bethesda Evangelical Church as forensic scientists conducted a fingertip search.’
- ‘The safes are constructed of 16-gauge steel and feature fingertip keypads.’
- ‘A fingertip search of the area was also being conducted and police are still looking for the murder weapon that may have been thrown away as the killers fled.’
- ‘It's an electronic watch with a fingertip sensor that works by reacting to a person's skin chemistry while an electronic bar graph shows if a person's response is honest or dishonest.’
- ‘The technology consists of a fingertip pulse sensor that plugs into a desktop computer, along with a software program that provides students with a visual representation of what's going on inside them.’
- ‘He appeared in court in a hooded white forensics suit - the type usually worn by police carrying out fingertip searches of crime scenes.’
- ‘Once the bleeding was under control, fingertip bandages work well to compress the injury.’
- ‘He has a soft fingertip grip, and his hand is firmly behind the ball.’
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