long finger


long finger
middle finger, center finger of the hand

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • long finger — noun a) middle finger Jim tries to look flash but he buys everything on the long finger. b) A state of postponement or procrastination. Syn: mid finger, midsfinger, nameless finger, second finger …   Wiktionary

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  • Finger joint — or box combing A finger joint or comb joint is a woodworking joint made by cutting a set of complementary rectangular cuts in two pieces of wood, which are then glued. To visualize a finger joint simply interlock the fingers of your hands at a… …   Wikipedia

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