Pronunciation: (fing'gur-tip"), [key]
1. the tip or end of a finger.
2. a covering used to protect the end joint of a finger.
3. at one's fingertips,
a. close at hand; easily or immediately available.
b. at one's command or disposal, as recall of factual information: He has the answer at his fingertips.
4. to one's fingertips, thoroughly; perfectly: She was a politician to her fingertips.
extending to the fingertips, as a coat, veil, etc.: a fingertip jacket.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.