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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthumbnailthumb‧nail1 /ˈθʌmneɪl/ adjective   thumbnail sketch/portrait
Related topics: Human, Computers
thumbnailthumbnail2 noun [countable]  1 HBHthe nail on your thumb2 a small picture of a document on a computer screen, showing you what it will look like when you print it Click on the thumbnails to view a larger version of each image.
Examples from the Corpus
thumbnailNestling between the two spools was a tiny plastic packet, smaller than a thumbnail.The Blackfeet let each thumbnail grow long, until it crooked like a claw.Almost immediately her thumbnail found another groove opposite; she pulled, and the star came out about a centimetre.He'd given up woodwork, having driven a splinter through his thumbnail.He opened a book with his thumbnail, as if afraid of dirtying his fingers.He displayed a swollen, bruised digit and a mangled thumbnail.It takes more than 400 pages of the manual to show thumbnails of them all.
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