from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A system of writing and printing for blind or visually impaired people, in which varied arrangements of raised dots representing letters and numerals are identified by touch.
- transitive v. To print or transliterate using this system.
- Braille, Louis 1809-1852. French musician, educator, and inventor of a writing and printing system for blind or visually impaired people (1829). He lost his sight at the age of three.
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- proper n. Louis Braille
- n. braille
- adj. braille
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A system of printing or writing for the blind in which the characters and numerals are represented by patterns of raised tangible points or dots. It was invented by Louis Braille, a French teacher of the blind.
After Louis Braille.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)