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finger-counting

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Counting upon the fingers.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Before the widespread availability of paper and pencil, numbers were often communicated through elaborate finger-counting sign languages.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • Before the widespread availability of paper and pencil, numbers were often communicated through elaborate finger-counting sign languages.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • Before the widespread availability of paper and pencil, numbers were often communicated through elaborate finger-counting sign languages.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • Seidenberg in km, a widespread root for ten 1976: "The effort to relate km or kmt to *handus, or, more generally said, to see a reference to the hands in the number words, is also ad hoc: there is not the slightest evidence, apart from similar speculations on the other numbers, that the Indo-European number words are derived from finger-counting."

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  • Seidenberg in km, a widespread root for ten 1976: "The effort to relate km or kmt to *handus, or, more generally said, to see a reference to the hands in the number words, is also ad hoc: there is not the slightest evidence, apart from similar speculations on the other numbers, that the Indo-European number words are derived from finger-counting."

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  • I spent about a half hour this morning hitting reset, watching it get through about a third of its finger-counting routine and then stop, swearing, and hitting reset again.

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  • He eventually created a series of texts taking students from finger-counting through calculus.

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  • Referees should use an official score sheet or develop a reliable finger-counting method.

    THE OFFICIAL ROCK PAPER SCISSORS STRATEGY GUIDE

  • Referees should use an official score sheet or develop a reliable finger-counting method.

    THE OFFICIAL ROCK PAPER SCISSORS STRATEGY GUIDE

  • These are the finger-counting days when the movies are like the national elections.

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