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|The Stormlight Archive
”I suggest, that the ratio of the gears used in the lift machinery might be indicative of the nature of those who built it. It is the science of digitology, you see. You can judge much about a man by the width of his fingers.
Digitology is a method of judging people based on the width of their fingers on Roshar. A stormwarden named Elthebar suggested that the gear ratio of the fabrial lifts of Urithiru could somehow be related to the fingers of the people who crafted them.