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fingering

 
Noun fingering has 2 senses
  1. fingering - the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
    --1 is a kind of
    placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement
    --1 is a part of musical performance
    Derived form: verb finger4
  2. fingering - touching something with the fingers
    --2 is a kind of
    touch, touching
    Derived forms: verb finger2, verb finger1
Verb finger has 4 senses
  1. finger, thumb - feel or handle with the fingers; "finger the binding of the book"
    --1 is one way to touch
    Derived forms: noun finger1, noun fingering2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. feel, finger - examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"
    Derived forms: noun finger1, noun fingering2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. finger - search for on the computer; "I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons"
    --3 is one way to
    search, seek, look for
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. finger - indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
    --4 is one way to
    indicate, point, show
    Derived forms: noun finger1, noun fingering1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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