[ UK /θˈʌmbpɹɪnt/ ]
  1. fingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)
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How To Use thumbprint In A Sentence

  • Geoff signs all his paintings with his own unique signature - a thumbprint.
  • Bank of America said in a statement cited by CNN: "While the thumbprint is a requirement for those who don't have accounts, the bank should have made accommodations. Breaking News - The Post Chronicle
  • The buyer paid in new £20 notes - two of which showed 34-year-old Maguire's thumbprint, fingerprint and palm impression.
  • A spokesman for the centre said: ‘The feeling was that it worked as a deterrent but many retailers felt uncomfortable about asking customers for thumbprints.’
  • Our thumbprints, our handprints are all over this plan.
  • Within eight years, we'll vote on the Internet all in one day from wherever we are with our PC and we'll probably use our thumbprint as an identifier.
  • Already a success in Putney and Clapham Junction, the scheme asks customers without identification to supply a thumbprint if they are paying by credit card.
  • The females of these big damselflies are metallic green; the males a deep, rich iridescent blue, and in flight they flash shining blue thumbprints on their four wings. Country diary: Elton, Cambridgeshire
  • The name 'thumbprint' comes from the fact that you use your "thumb" to make an indentation into each ball of dough which is then filled with some jam. Archive 2008-04-01
  • They will love making thumbprints in the cookies but might have trouble sitting still for less glamorous tasks like stemming cherry tomatoes.
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