The word thumb is a noun. Thumb means (1) a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse, (2) the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb, (3) the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb.
Thumb is also a verb that means (1) feel or handle with the fingers, (2) travel by getting free rides from motorists, (3) look through a book or other written material.
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Removable computer data storage allows you to back up files and easily transport data. Learn more about removable data storage options like removable hard drives and flash memory devices.
Bowling balls are used in the sport of ten pin bowling. They have three fingers holes, for the thumb and first and second fingers. Bowling balls come in many colors, although black is the standard color.
Gardeners everywhere must know the basics of successful seed propagation. This seedlings website provides helpful tips as well as links to popular seed catalogs for every green thumb.
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Before 2012, staff of the National Public Health Unit (NPHU) were allowed to use personal thumb drives to download the HIV Registry to carry out their work such as routine data entry, contact tracing and analysis.
Straits Times. Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, who is second among league reserves in points per game (17.2) and assists (5.0), will have surgery on his thumb and miss three to six weeks, sources told ESPN.
ESPN. Saturday, 26 Jan 2019 11:52:44 EST.
A volunteer at a zoo on Ohio was seriously injured over the weekend after an orangutan reached through a barrier and bit her arm, officials said.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 18:46:46 GMT.
Ohid Sarder prises a rusted nail from a tree and drops it into his bucket, another eyesore scrubbed from the countryside as he embarks on a one-man mission to clean up Bangladesh. ...
Yahoo. Thursday, 13 Dec 2018 06:09:45 -0500.
Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham returned to the practice field on Thursday on the heels of breaking his thumb in last week's game against Seattle.
Reuters. Thursday, 22 Nov 2018 20:51:54 -0500.
The average recession since 1950 has led to a drop in inflation-adjusted GDP of 2.0 percent, whereas our last recession pushed GDP down 4.0 percent. So a good rule of thumb for planning is half as bad as 2008-09. ...
By Bill Conerly, Contributor. Forbes. Sunday, 26 Aug 2018 07:17:00 -0400.