snapping finger

snapping finger

[′snap·iŋ ‚fiŋ·gər]
(medicine)
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Kim came up from those deep wells, and the lama attended his yawning pleasure; duly snapping fingers to head off evil spirits.
Fibroma of tendon sheath has also been reported to cause a "trigger wrist" [6-8], an impingement of the tumor adhering to the flexor tendons in the carpal canal, resulting in snapping finger or carpal tunnel syndrome.
As you approach the imposing white tents from Sixth Avenue, hordes of celebrity watchers can be found milling about the front steps, snapping finger poised at the ready.
The snapping finger intro which became aGreco trademark was done as a joke, he says.
If the famous snapping finger logo of America's mighty Stax label means anything to you, these two CDs are probably already in your collection.
If the Senate from hereon fails to check the snapping fingers of that hand, the republic turning to dust, and democracy massacred, may not be a far-off thing.
Swapnil Dangarikar, who was present at the event in Bengaluru, said, "It was great to be there in person to see so many excited and enthusiastic people all taking part in creating music by stomping, clapping, snapping fingers among others.
Amelia Regino, clinical head and head of occupational therapy department at the centre, said this awareness helps children overcome their self-stimulatory behaviour that can take different forms of repetitive movements and sounds including hand flapping, rocking, hard blinding or snapping fingers.
Wilson's firm preference for English decorum over such 'barbarous' practices as snapping fingers or calling out during a reel becomes, in Stapleton's analysis, not just an aesthetic preference but also part of a network of cultural practice shaping and redefining concepts of Scottish and British identity.
So, for those of you who expected me to celebrate (gloat) over the results of the presidential election, here is my reaction (preferably sung in a lusty voice while dancing and snapping fingers): Yes!
Unleashing a torrent of frenzied movement in Peter Martins' The Infernal Machine, snapping fingers and hips in Jerome Robbins' Fancy Free, or dancing with classical clarity in Agon, New York City Ballet corps member Amar Ramasar has consistently stood out from the crowd since joining the company in 2001.
Snapping fingers for attention is most vulgar in France and Belgium, and waving in Greece and Nigeria is about as insulting as you can get.