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at the end of (one's) fingertips

1. Physically within one's reach or in one's hand. I know many people enjoy reading on a mobile device, but I still prefer a real book. I love the feeling of paper at the end of my fingertips. I always keep a glass of water at the end of my fingertips when I sleep, because I hate waking up thirsty.
2. Easily or conveniently accessed, accomplished, or achieved. With our new 24-hour phone service, you have quality customer care at the end of your fingertips. Because the Internet is so easy to access these days, we have every resource imaginable at the end of our fingertips!
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have something at one's fingertips

 and have something at hand
Fig. to have something within (one's) easy reach. (Have can be replaced with keep.) I have a dictionary at my fingertips. I try to have everything I need at hand.
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at your fingertips

convenient or easy to find Every fact and figure he needed was at his fingertips.
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at your fingertips

if you have information at your fingertips, you are able to get it very easily Every fact and figure he needed was at his fingertips.
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be an [artist/patriot/professional/etc.] to your fingertips

if you say that someone is an artist, patriot, professional etc. to their fingertips, you mean that they behave in a way which is completely typical of such a person, and it is the most important part of their character Mark, a professional to his fingertips, insisted that we should make proper joints, not simply nail the pieces of wood together.
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cling on/hang on by your fingertips

if you are clinging on by your fingertips, you are only just managing to avoid danger or failure (usually in continuous tenses) We were clinging on by our fingertips, desperately trying to stop them scoring another goal.
See also: cling, fingertip, on

at one's fingertips

Ready at hand, immediately available. This idiom is used both literally, as in This new dashboard design keeps all the important controls at the driver's fingertips, and figuratively, as in Tom was so familiar with the proposal that he had all the details at his fingertips. [Second half of 1800s]
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at (one's) fingertips

Readily or instantly available.
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Now, Brainpaths brings tactile and sensory fingertip stimulation to everyone, providing a method and apparatus to invigorate the brain like never before.
In addition, the moment you probe artificial fingertips, they spring back into shape in a much more predictable manner than human skin does.
This new FingerTip technology is able to achieve faster response time, low-power consumption and higher noise rejection required for high-end portable applications.
They discovered that the ridges also amplify vibrations triggered when fingertips brush across an uneven surface, helping transmit the signals to deeply embedded nerves involved in fine texture perception.
SmartScanOit puts security and convenience right at your fingertips.
The FingerTip controller's patented analog IP provides high signal-to-noise-ratio performance with high scan speed that allows robust and fast touch performance for the user.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary find that the market growth of immune biologics will come from the expansion of indications for immune biologics in response to limited off-label use and competition for preferred status.
The Fingertip Formulary Mobile iPhone application is fully integrated with the Fingertip Formulary website so that users need only register once and can access their personal profile from either the website or iPhone anytime.
July 29 /PRNewswire/ --HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary find that surveyed pharmacy directors whose managed care organizations offer both a Medicare Advantage (MA) and a Part D plan were more than twice as likely to cover Roche/Genentech/Chugai's Avastin and Herceptin for the treatment of multiple cancer indications as a drug benefit on their MA plans as on their stand-alone Part D plans.
Majority of Surveyed Pharmacy Directors Expect to Look to Clinical Trial Endpoints When Evaluating the Relative Efficacy of MS Therapies, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary
One-Third of Surveyed Pharmacy Directors Expect Their Health Plans to Cover Either Merck's Boceprevir and Vertex/Johnson & Johnson/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Telaprevir When They Enter the Market, Inhibiting Uptake of the Second-to-Market Agent, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary
When Deciding Whether to Cover an Emerging Parkinson's Disease Drug, Managed Care Organization Pharmacy Directors are Least Influenced by Convenient Formulations, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary
Coverage is More Inclusive as Drug Price Decreases, But Likely to Require Failure of Multiple Lines of Pharmacotherapy, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary
However, Coinsurance Percentage on Orally Delivered Agents to Treat Hematological Cancers Likely to Decrease, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary
Price Will Not Substantially Alter Prolia's Tiering Status but Will Affect Availability, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary