Definitions

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  • adjective As tightly screwed as can be made by the strength of one's fingers, without the use of any tools: that is, without any special equipment.

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Examples

  • Any time you thoroughly clean the bores, make sure you take the tube out, wipe off the old lube, clean the threads with a wire brush, put on a fresh drop of oil or grease, then screw the choke back in finger-tight.

    How to Trash a Shotgun

  • Place the lids on the jar and screw on caps so that they are finger-tight.

    Summer, Preserved

  • Place the lids on the jar and screw on caps so that they are finger-tight.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Could someone tell me why bolts on rotors of brand-new aircraft from the factory are found finger-tight on rotor systems and had to go into rework?

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Relatives of Marines Killed in Osprey Crashes Testify Before DOD Panel - March 9, 2001

  • But he forgot that the oil line connection was only finger-tight.

    Lace

  • But he forgot that the oil line connection was only finger-tight.

    Lace

  • But he forgot that the oil line connection was only finger-tight.

    Lace

  • But he forgot that the oil line connection was only finger-tight.

    Lace

  • But he forgot that the oil line connection was only finger-tight.

    Lace

  • But he forgot that the oil line connection was only finger-tight.

    Lace

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