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  • n  fingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)

  • After the crackdown, he put his thumbprint on a police document promising he would never again practice, but he was lying.
  • If the bank later discovers that the check is forged, the thumbprint is forwarded to Identiseal headquarters for filing, and then to the police in the city where the check was .
  • And though the thumbprint cookies I made from it got rave reviews, it was mildly annoying to have to tap the screen every few minutes to get it out of power-save mode while I mixed .
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  • Bloomberg Wants Your Tired, Your Poor and Your Compost
    Yum! (Getty) With his mayoral term coming to a close, Mayor Bloomberg is rushing to put his “green” thumbprint on everything he possibly can. The latest in Bloomberg’s frenzied eco-friendly crusade? Composting. New Yorkers now have the option of making space for a picnic basket-sized container designed to house food waste in kitchens the size of postage stamps, as part of an ambitious new plan ...
    June 17, 2013 - The New York Observer

  • Jerry Wexler in Monsters and
    No less a legend than Atlantic Records producer and co-founder Jerry Wexler said Morrison (who as a baby, he had a terrible whooping cough, which may have left him with scarred vocal chords) has a voice "with its own thumbprint. Hear it once and...
  • Carlton Cuse in PR Newswire (press release)
    It's almost impossible to write a movie with a big star and not have that person put his or her thumbprint on top of it,Cuse says.
  • Dell Curry in New York Times
    He can put his thumbprint on the executive side and in the community,Dell Curry, a television analyst who spent a decade playing for the Charlotte Hornets, said of Jordan's influence. "If the Bobcats can get to the playoffs and play well,...

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