Glass Thumbprint

Depression Glass Question: What does "thumbprint base" mean?

I keep seeing the term "thumbprint base" with regards to depression glass items and can't figure out what exactly it means.

I believe that that means that there are dimples in the glass that look like someone molded it with there thumbs. So a thumbprint piece of depression glass would have oval shaped dimples in the glass.

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