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To browse or peruse reading material
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“It's all the rage, flick on your TV, thumb through a magazine or listen to the radio - everyone's at it.”
To attempt to get a (free) ride in a passing vehicle
To press, move, or touch (something) with one's thumb
“The intercom beeped on a console near the galley and Merlin moved to thumb the control.”
To touch, mark, or move with the thumb
To toy or tinker with something, especially aimlessly
To try to get a ride in a passing vehicle while standing at the side of a road, generally by either sticking out one's finger or thumb or holding a sign with one's stated destination
To handle a substance physically with the intent of creating a desired form
The short, thick first digit of the human hand
“Nick held his thumb and forefinger apart about a half an inch.”
A slender jointed extremity of the human hand
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