the or end of a .
a covering used to protect the end joint of a .
extending to the fingertips, as a coat, veil, etc.:
a fingertip jacket.
at one’s fingertips,
close at hand; easily or immediately available.
at one’s command or disposal, as recall of factual information:
He has the answer at his fingertips.
to one’s fingertips, thoroughly; perfectly:
She was a politician to her fingertips.
the end joint or tip of a finger
another term for fingerstall
at one’s fingertips, readily available and within one’s mental grasp
1824, from finger (n.) + tip (n.). Related: Fingertips.
fingertip fin·ger·tip (fĭng’gər-tĭp’)
The extreme end or tip of a finger.
- At this point
Also, at this point in time or at this juncture or at this moment . Now, as in At this point in time we don’t need a new refrigerator . Even wordier synonyms for “now” than at present , all four phrases imply that what is the case now may not always have been so […]
- At this point in time
a sharp or tapering end, as of a dagger. a projecting part of anything: A point of land juts into the bay. a tapering extremity: the points of the fingers. something having a sharp or tapering end: a pen point. a pointed tool or instrument, as an etching needle. a stone implement with a tapering […]
- At this rate
Also, at that rate. Progressing at this (or that) speed, as in At this rate we’ll never finish in time. [ Mid-1600s ] Under these circumstances, in that case. For example, At this rate they’ll never settle their differences. [ Late 1700s ]
- At this stage
Also, at this or that stage of the game. At this (that) step, phase, or position in a process or activity, as in I’m not sure if you can help at this stage, but perhaps you can pitch in later, or I don’t need an assistant at this stage of the game. The variant uses […]