from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The use of the fingers and hands to communicate and convey ideas, as in the manual alphabet used by hearing-impaired and speech-impaired people.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The use of the fingers and hands to communicate ideas, especially by the deaf.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of communicating ideas by certain movements and positions of the fingers; -- a method of conversing practiced by the deaf and dumb.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of communicating ideas or conversing by the fingers; the language of the deaf and dumb. See deafmute.
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