Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In zoology, having five fingers or parts likened to fingers.

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Examples

  • And the five-fingered hand also has tactile sensing throughout the finger sections, so it can feel what it is touching, he said.

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  • More five-fingered ferns to be had for the reaching, more branches of redwood and laurel brushing his face as he rode, invited him to continue the manufacture of patterans, which he dropped as he fashioned them.

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  • He had to stand in the stirrups to pluck a long-stemmed, five-fingered fern with which to bind the sprays into a cross.

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  • And the five-fingered hand also has tactile sensing throughout the finger sections, so it can feel what it is touching, he said.

    Space Shuttle Discovery to Carry Robot on Final Mission

  • With his bifurcated right hand, he twisted off the multi-purpose tool at the end of his left arm, and replaced it by a more normal, five-fingered hand that was virtually a large, padded paw.

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  • I can count the times on one five-fingered hand that a comic exactly like this called anatidaephobia has been dedicated to me.

    Anatidaephobia (dedicated to N.L.)

  • As she often does, Coyote Woman gave the two animals a gift they had forgotten they even had - the ability to walk as a "five-fingered being" human or use their respective animal forms.

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  • As she often does, Coyote Woman gave the two animals a gift they had forgotten they even had - the ability to walk as a "five-fingered being" human or use their respective animal forms.

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  • Not just a mishpucha discount, but a five-fingered one.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Peretz on the Cairo Speech:

  • Not just a mishpucha discount, but a five-fingered one.

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