fingering

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noun fin·ger·ing \ˈfiŋ-g(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of fingering

  1. 1a :  the act or method of using the fingers in playing an instrumentb :  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

15th Century

First Known Use of fingering

15th century


FINGERING Defined for English Language Learners

fingering

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noun fin·ger·ing \ˈfiŋ-g(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of fingering for English Language Learners

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



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