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noun thumb·nail \ˈthəm-ˌnāl, -ˈnāl\

Simple Definition of thumbnail

  • : the hard covering at the end of a thumb : the fingernail of a thumb

  • computers : a very small copy of a larger picture on a computer

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of thumbnail

  1. 1 :  the nail of the thumb

  2. 2 :  a miniature computer graphic sometimes hyperlinked to a full-size version

Examples of thumbnail in a sentence

  1. You can see a larger version of the picture by clicking on the thumbnail.



1604

First Known Use of thumbnail

1604


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thumbnail

adjective thumb·nail

Simple Definition of thumbnail

  • : very short or brief

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of thumbnail

  1. :  concise, brief <a thumbnail sketch>

Examples of thumbnail in a sentence

  1. <a thumbnail outline of the plot of the novel>



1852

First Known Use of thumbnail

1852




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