at (one's) fingertips

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at (one's) fingertips

1. Physically within one's reach or in one's hand. I always keep a glass of water at 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 your fingertips. Because the Internet is so easy to access these days, we have every resource imaginable at our fingertips!
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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 your fingertips

COMMON
1. If you have something at your fingertips, it is easily available for you to use or reach. All basic controls are at your fingertips for straightforward, no fuss operation.
2. If you have facts or information at your fingertips, you know them thoroughly and can refer to them quickly. She has figures about the performance of her business at her fingertips. I need to have all the answers at my fingertips in case I'm questioned about the matter.
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at your fingertips

(especially of information) readily available.
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at (one's) fingertips

Readily or instantly available.
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8 OUT OF 10 CATS DOES COUNTDOWN (Channel 4, Friday, 9pm) THE dictionary will be at the ready as Jon Richardson and Sean Lock battle it out once more to see who has the ultimate word power and number magic at their fingertips.
From breed characteristics and history to where to best buy a 'designer dog', would-be owners have lots of facts at their fingertips, here.
The costs for these things have come down significantly and smaller brokers now have at their fingertips the same things.
Police officers soon will have a variety of potentially lifesaving data at their fingertips as they patrol the streets of the nation's safest city.
Mobile DTV Alliance members will demonstrate multiple DVB-H based demonstrations at NAB (April 24-27), allowing visitors to experience live mobile TV at their fingertips.
Visitors to the Alliance's booth (#2653-W) can interact with handsets from several different member companies, and will get to experience live mobile TV at their fingertips.
Not only will our data management and processing capabilities be vastly improved, but also system users-- students, faculty and staff--will have more services at their fingertips.
Because end-users have the data within Power Metrics at their fingertips, they have control of how to associate the various data elements, without the need of a programmer.
Guests can obtain location-based information at their fingertips via SIP-based IP phones from Pingtel Corp.
GE also has color-coded the QS system's information screens and organized clinical data by workflows, so clinicians can easily and instantly find the right topic at their fingertips and make timely decisions.
Providing doctors with information at their fingertips helps our employees and retirees to receive the most appropriate care, whether that's at the hospital bedside or in the doctor's office.
With PocketRescue, accurate and up-to-date information is at their fingertips.
As a result of this business partnership, users of interactive video in the corporate training, education, healthcare, and hospitality industries will have at their fingertips the VOD market's vanguard video server technology and the world's most technologically advanced management control systems.
today unveiled Avnet Fastrac(TM), a secure web site designed to give AAC's original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers a complete set of online tools that puts all the necessary information right at their fingertips.
With IBS' fully integrated e-commerce solution, our dealers and Territory Managers have the full power of the Internet, and Miele products at their fingertips," says Fran Miler, Information Systems Manager at Miele US, one of IBS many customer within the sales organization of the international white goods manufacturer Miele.