from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A method of writing or printing for the blind in which combinations of tangible dots or points are used to represent alphabetical letters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- verb to transcribe in Braille.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A system of writing invented by Louis Braille, in which letters and some combinations of letters are represented by raised dots arranged in three rows of two dots each and are read by the
blindand partially sighted using the fingertips.
- adjective Of, relating to or written in braille.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)
- noun a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals
- verb transcribe in braille
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However, not many books are available in braille due to cost and inefficiency.
It takes four pages of braille to fit the content of one print page. the average novel in braille usually has around tent braille volumes which takes up a lot of space.
You know why all conservative political books also come in braille don't you?
She depends so little on her braille manuscipt, that, when she began to write her story more than a year ago and had put in braille a hundred pages of material and notes, she made the mistake of destroying these notes before she had finished her manuscript.
I had always done my work in braille or in my head.
I could not help laughing when you said you had been writing to me in American braille – and there you were writing your letter in English braille!
The story was written by Helen in braille, as usual, and copied by her in the same manner; I then interlined the manuscript for the greater convenience of those who desired to read it.
Uh, writing the color name in braille seems like the most convoluted and … okay, I’ll say it, dumbest solution possible.
If I can do that finally I’ll learn the colours in braille and I’ll do the cube without see it … I’m completely sure about that xD
My braille is a little rusty, but this doesn’t look like English braille.