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fat finger n.
gros doigt ; fat finger
[Bus.];[Comp.] keyboard input error, often in financial market such as the stock exchange

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
gros chat ; gros bonnet
emploi bien rémunéré
1. gros chat 2. gros bonnet, grosse pointure, riche contributeur, personne au portefeuille épais
graisse de boeuf
clinique d'amaigrissement
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      n   [+person]   doigt    m     
my little finger      mon petit doigt  
to have a ring on one's finger      porter une bague  
→ There was a ring on each of his fingers        
to lay a finger on sb      (=harm)  
I've never laid a finger on either of the kids.      Je n'ai jamais levé la main sur aucun des enfants.  
to never lift a finger, He never lifts a finger.      Il ne lève jamais le petit doigt.  
No one lifted a finger to help them.      Personne n'a levé le petit doigt pour les aider.  
to keep one's fingers crossed, to cross one's fingers        (fig)   croiser les doigts  
→ I'm keeping my fingers crossed that they turn up soon.        
→ I hope she's OK. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.        
→ He crossed his fingers, praying for luck for the first time in his life ...        
to point the finger at sb, to point an accusing finger at sb      (=accuse)   montrer qn du doigt  
→ He said he wasn't pointing the finger at anyone in the government.        
to point the finger of suspicion at sb      (=accuse)   faire peser des soupçons sur qn  
to point the finger of blame at sb      (=accuse)   faire porter le blâme à qn  
to put one's finger on sth        (fig)   (=identify)   mettre le doigt sur qch  
→ He could never quite put his finger on who was responsible for all this        
to get one's fingers burned, to burn one's fingers        (fig)  
[entrepreneur, investor]  
se brûler les doigts  
→ Last year I got my fingers burned really badly on a money-making exercise.        
→ After burning his fingers in a lighting business ...        
to have a finger in every pie      toucher à tout  
→ the fashion designer who has a finger in every pie from perfume to lingerie        
to get one's finger out, to pull one's finger out        (British)  
*   se remuer  
→ Tell them to get their finger out and do something NOW        
to slip through sb's fingers      (=elude)  
glisser entre les doigts de qn  
[opportunity]   filer entre les doigts de qn  
→ they let victory slip through their fingers in Barcelona        
→ He rarely let a bargain slip through his fingers        
→ You mustn't allow this golden opportunity to slip through your fingers.        
      vt   palper, toucher  
→ He fingered the few coins in his pocket        

finger bowl  
      n   rince-doigts    m inv     
finger food  
      n   amuse-gueules    mpl     
finger painting  
      n   peinture    f   avec les doigts  
index finger  
      n   index    m     
little finger  
      n   petit doigt    m     
middle finger  
      n   majeur    m     
ring finger  
      n   annulaire    m  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"fat finger": examples and translations in context
The present invention is directed to an improved telecommunication receiver for receiving wireless multi-path communication signals. A novel RAKE receiver and a time diverse integration system (fig.1) for the calculation of the relative power of received signal samples are provided (Fat Finger Allocation and Rake Finger Allocation). ... savoir un récepteur Rake ainsi qu'un système d'intégration variable du temps (figure 1) pour le calcul de la puissance relative des échantillons de signaux reçus (affectation de doigts discriminants et affectation de doigts de Rake).
We can't get our big fat fingers in these holes. - Too many broke knuckles. On n'arrive pas à passer nos gros doigts. - - Trop de jointures cassées.
Soon as I can get my fat fingers to push the buttons on the phone! Dès que mes gros doigts pourront appuyer sur les touches du téléphone !
Or, simpler than that, you got fat fingers. Ou plus simple encore, vous avez d'gros doigts.
Raven got those, and then you let him slip through your fat fingers. Raven a récupéré ça et vous l'avez laissé glisser entre vos doigts.
And i'm fucking-- My fat fingers, And they're full of sweat. Je m'énerve, car mes doigts sont en sueur.
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