from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A print made by the thumb, especially by the pad of the thumb.
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- n. A print, mark or impression made by a thumb.
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- n. fingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)
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Bank of America said in a statement cited by CNN: "While the thumbprint is a requirement for those who don't have accounts, the bank should have made accommodations."
Bank of America says while the thumbprint is a requirement for those who don't have accounts, the bank should have made accommodations.
A spokesman for Bank of America says while the thumbprint is a requirement for those who don't have accounts, the bank should have made accommodations.
In that "thumbprint" example, the vote-buying argument is laughably weak.
The name 'thumbprint' comes from the fact that you use your "thumb" to make an indentation into each ball of dough which is then filled with some jam.
The system encodes data, in the form of a unique "thumbprint", for each crime and matches and links crimes without an operator asking it to do so.
April's past articles have revealed how if Monsanto seeds blow onto an organic farmer's field, and they are found to contain the Monsanto 'thumbprint', the farmer is liable for a patent violation.
Kingsland looks forward to putting his own "thumbprint" on the iconic restaurant's wine list.
Family Church has a "thumbprint" that makes it unique in its approach to ministry.
Christmas cookies rolled in chopped nuts with bright red raspberry jam in the "thumbprint", these buttery cookies will turn any Christmas cookie platter into a thing of The chiffon cake in its tin, perched upside down on a wine bottle, isn't artificial, it's real.