finger [-s, -'s] n


  1. Digit; human physical anatomy; terminal extension of the hand; one of five; [fig.] part of anatomy used in the personification of mythological characters; (see Exodus 8:19).
  2. Extension; protraction of an inanimate object; lengthening of a body of elements.
  3. Handiwork ability; capacity for manual labor; [synecdoche] the whole person.