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fingertip search

fin·ger·tip search
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-ger-tip surch]
    • /ˈfɪŋ gərˌtɪp sɜrtʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-ger-tip surch]
    • /ˈfɪŋ gərˌtɪp sɜrtʃ/

Definitions of fingertip search words

  • countable noun fingertip search When the police carry out a fingertip search of a place, they examine it for evidence in a very detailed way. 0
  • noun fingertip search a detailed search made by passing the fingers over the scene of a crime or incident 0
  • noun fingertip search (Britain) A fastidious forensic search of a crime scene, usually performed by investigators crawling along the ground. 0

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Parts of speech for Fingertip search

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fingertip search popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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