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thumb 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/THəm/,
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thumbs, plural;
  1. Press, move, or touch (something) with one's thumb
    • - as soon as she thumbed the button, the door slid open
  2. Turn over (pages) with or as if with one's thumb
    • - I've thumbed my address book and found quite a range of smaller hotels
    • - he was thumbing through that magazine for the umpteenth time
  3. Wear or soil (a book's pages) by repeated handling
    • - his dictionaries were thumbed and ink-stained
  4. Request or obtain (a free ride in a passing vehicle) by signaling with one's thumb
    • - three cars passed me and I tried to thumb a ride
    • - he was thumbing his way across France
Noun
  1. The short, thick first digit of the human hand, set lower and apart from the other four and opposable to them

  2. The corresponding digit of primates or other mammals

  3. The part of a glove intended to cover the thumb


  1. hitchhike: travel by getting free rides from motorists
  2. the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
  3. flick: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
  4. the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb
  5. finger: feel or handle with the fingers; "finger the binding of the book"
  6. ovolo: a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
  7. The thumb is the first digit of the hand. When a person is standing in the medical anatomical position (where the palm is stretched forward), the thumb is the lateral-most digit. The Medical Latin English adjective for thumb is pollical.
  8. A backhoe, also called a rear actor or back actor, is a piece of excavating equipment or digger consisting of a digging bucket on the end of a two-part articulated arm. They are typically mounted on the back of a tractor or front loader. ...
  9. The Thumb is a region and a peninsula of Michigan, so named because the Lower Peninsula is shaped like a mitten; thus the Thumb is the area that looks like the thumb of the mitten. The Thumb is a subregion of the Flint/Tri-Cities region, and the Blue Water Area is a subregion of the Thumb.
  10. The Thumb is a mountain located south of Sitchiada Mountain on the east side of Bear Lake, on the divide between the upper Omineca River and the basin of the Bear River in the Omineca Country of the Central-North Interior of British Columbia, Canada. ...
  11. (Thumbs!) Thumbs! is a collective term for the O Entertainment short films created by Steve Oedekerk using "Thumbation" technology, a process which combines live-action thumbs and superimposition of the voice actors' faces. ...
  12. (The Thumbs (Tasmania)) The Thumbs is a small and jagged island, with three prominent spires and an area of , in south-eastern Australia. It is part of the Tasman Island Group, lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania around the Tasman Peninsula, and is in the Tasman National Park. ...
  13. The short thick digit of the hand that for humans has the most mobility and can be made to oppose (moved to touch) all of the other fingers; The part of a slider that may be moved linearly along the slider; (Abbreviation of) thumbnail (picture); To touch with the thumb; To turn the pages of ...
  14. To dream of seeing a thumb, foretells that you will be the favorite of artful persons and uncertain fortune. If you are suffering from a sore thumb, you will lose in business, and your companions will prove disagreeable. To dream that you have no thumb, implies destitution and loneliness. ...
  15. The thumb was identified as the "builder" because of its universal need for "building." This Hebrew word is not only related to the idea of building but the word bohen itself is related to the Hebrew word meaning to build - banah ^[str:1129].
  16. An attachment for a backhoe that allows material to be grasped with the bucket.  See example.
  17. You can remove the "thumb" tag and it will display the image in its original size. This is sometimes appropriate for animated gifs, or images too small to require a thumbnail. Animated gifs with smaller viewing size tend to be size to download.
  18. Using "thumb" forces the creation of a thumbnail or smaller picture.
  19. By rule of thumb: to do any thing by dint of practice.
  20. use the thumb to displace cards in a poker-game
  21. Thumb uf uth can't thpeak pwoperly.
  22. means "teat" in Albanian
  23. wrestling is sport in its purest form.