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English definition of “fingering”

fingering

noun [U]     /ˈfɪŋ.ɡər.ɪŋ/ US  /-ɡɚ-/
The fingering of a piece of music is the way that fingers are used to play particular notes , or the numbers on a sheet of music that show which fingers should play which notes .Playing musicSinging in general
(Definition of fingering noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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