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fingering

noun

Simple Definition of fingering

  • : the way in which the fingers are used and positioned in order to play a musical instrument

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fingering

  1. 1 a :  the act or method of using the fingers in playing an instrument b :  the marking (as by figures on a musical score) of the method of fingering

  2. 2 :  the act or process of handling or touching with the fingers

14th Century

First Known Use of fingering

14th century



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