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Meaning of FINGERING

Pronunciation:  'fingguring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  touching something with the fingers
  2. [n]  the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
 

FINGERING is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: emplacement, locating, location, musical performance, placement, position, positioning, touch, touching

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fin"ger*ing\, n.
1. The act or process of handling or touching with the
   fingers.

         The mere sight and fingering of money. --Grew.

2. The manner of using the fingers in playing or striking the
   keys of an instrument of music; movement or management of
   the fingers in playing on a musical instrument, in
   typewriting, etc.

3. The marking of the notes of a piece of music to guide or
   regulate the action or use of the fingers.

4. Delicate work made with the fingers. --Spenser.

 
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